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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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A Central Criminal Court jury found Mahon not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter and he was sentenced to seven years by Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan on June 13, 2016.
It was at Trinity that Mahon met Michael and Edna Longley (then Broderick) and their lifelong friendship was copper-fastened.
There is an injunction banning Mahon from setting up in the domestic appliance business when he comes out of prison.
Customers like the aforementioned Princess Lasertron turn to Mahon for some of the most important moments in their lives, and it's a task Mahon takes seriously.
Mahon said: "It's nice have a bit of form back in myself.
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.
Mahon said the company's initial geographic focus will be the greater Chicago area.
Local lore suggested that Andrew Connor was responsible for the death of Major Mahon and Vesey claims that he was the most lethal influence behind the murder.
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.
WATFORD skipper Gavin Mahon has urged his young team-mates to make the FA Cup semi-final with Manchester United the first stepping stone on the way to "great careers".