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Noun: dopamine  'dó-pu,meen or 'dow-pu,meen
  1. A monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
    - Dopastat, Intropin

Derived forms: dopamines

Type of: monoamine neurotransmitter

Encyclopedia: Dopamine