meaning of amino-

amino- meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1887, as a feature in chemical words involving chemical compounds, from comb. as a type of amine. Amino acid is attested from 1898.

Sentence Examples with the word amino-

It is necessary clearly to distinguish such compounds as the amino- (or amido-) acids and acid-amides; in the first case the amino group is substituted in the hydrocarbon residue, in the second it is substituted in the carboxyl group.

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