aminate

aminate

[am-uh-neyt]
verb (used with object), aminated, aminating. Chemistry.
to introduce an amino group into (a compound).

Origin:
amine + -ate1

amination, noun
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aminate am·i·nate (ām'ə-nāt')
v. am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing, am·i·nates

  1. To form or convert to an amine.

  2. To add an amino group to a compound.

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