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monoamine

 [mon″o-am´ēn]
an amine containing only one amino group.
monoamine oxidase (MAO) a copper-containing enzyme that deaminates monoamines such as dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, and serotonin. See also monoamine oxidase inhibitor.

MAO

Abbreviation for monoamine oxidase.

MAO

monoamine oxidase; see monoamine oxidase inhibitor, under inhibitor.

MAO

abbr.
monoamine oxidase

MAO

1 abbreviation for monoamine oxidase.
2 abbreviation for maximal acid output.

MAO

Abbreviation for:
maximum acid output (see there)
medical assistance only
monoamine oxidase (see there)
regional drug slang for amphetamines (see there)

MAO

1. Maximum acid output A measure of the maximum secretory capacity of gastric hydrogen ions, defined as the sum of 4 15-minute acid outputs Normal 5-60 mmol of titratable acid/hr, after either pentagastrin or histamine stimulation; MAO is ↑↑↑ in Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, and in ↑ gastrin production. See also BAO, PAO.
2. Monoamine oxidase, see there.

MAO

Abbrev. for Master of the Art of Obstetrics.

MAO

monoamine oxidase.