AMINO

amino, aminic

(adjective) pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia

amino, amino group

(noun) the radical -NH2

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

amino (not comparable)

(chemistry) Relating to an amine.

Noun

amino (plural aminos)

(chemistry) The amine functional group.

Anagrams

• Miano, Naomi, Omani, amnio, amnio-

Source: Wiktionary



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