biogenic amine

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biogenic amine bi·o·gen·ic amine (bī'ō-jěn'ĭk)
Any of a group of naturally occurring, biologically active amines, such as serotonin, that act primarily as neurotransmitters and are capable of affecting mental functioning.

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