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an amine containing only one amino group.
Abbreviation for monoamine oxidase.
maximum acid output (see there)
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monoamine oxidase (see there)
regional drug slang for amphetamines (see there)
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.