amino-

amino-

a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the amino group is present: aminobenzene.
Also, -amine; especially before a vowel, amin-.


Origin:
amine + -o-

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amino-
 
combining form
indicating the presence of an amino group: aminobenzoic acid
 
[from amine]

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amino- pref.
Containing the radical NH2 combined with a nonacid organic radical: aminobenzoic acid.

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