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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.
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Lord Mike Storey said he had memories of campaigning with Mr Mahon.
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Many missionaries built Catholic schools and seminaries and saw staffing and running them as a major part of their ministry, but Mahon, because he believed that most poor Latin Americans did not know even the rudiments of Catholic theology, proposed the primacy of "catechesis," or in more common language, religious teaching; he was not talking about formal education that takes place in schools, but about the kind of teaching that could take place in the actual Mass and in informal groups that might meet in homes and neighborhood centers.
Dennis Mahon participated in the construction of a bomb, disguised in a cardboard box made to appear as a parcel package, that was delivered to the City of Scottsdale Civic Center Library.
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This, surely, is the difference between 'The Forger' and 'Van Gogh Among the Miners', but one that with exquisite artistic tact Mahon chooses not to spell out.
Mahon was caught trying to pass off a substitute urine sample last August when the British Racing School in Newmarket (where he was attending a course) was subject to a random visit from the drug-testing team similar to those carried out on the racecourse.
Mahon spent three seasons at Ewood Park before joiningWigan in 2004 and then Burnley in 2006.
The 66-year-old Mahon studied French at Trinity College Dublin before working as a teacher and then a journalist.