Meaning of alkamine in English:

alkamine

Pronunciation /ˈalkəmiːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • An organic compound containing both an alcohol (—OH) and an amino (—NH₂) functional group.

    Examples of such compounds include ethanolamine, HO—CH₂CH₂—NH₂, and norepinephrine, (HO)₂—C₆H₃—CHOH—CH₂NH₂.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From alka- + amine, after French Alkamine.