dopamine

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Chemical structure of dopamine
 
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From dopa +‎ -amine.

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dopamine (countable and uncountable, plural dopamines)

  1. (biochemistry, pharmacology) A monoamine C8H11NO2 that is a decarboxylated form of dopa, present in the body as a neurotransmitter and a precursor of other substances including adrenalin.
    • 2017 December 12, Amy B Wang, “Former Facebook VP says social media is destroying society with ‘dopamine-driven feedback loops’”, in Washington Post[1]:
      “The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops that we have created are destroying how society works: no civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation, mistruth. And it’s not an American problem. This is not about Russian ads. This is a global problem.”

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dopamine f (uncountable)

  1. dopamine

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dopamine f

  1. plural of dopamina

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