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[am-uh-neyt] /ˈæm əˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), aminated, aminating. Chemistry.
to introduce an amino group into (a compound).
Origin of aminate
amine + -ate1
Related forms
amination, noun Unabridged
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aminate in Medicine

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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