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A compound present in the body as a neurotransmitter and a precursor of other substances including adrenaline.
- ‘These drugs all act in the brain to stimulate receptors that recognize the chemical messenger substance dopamine.’
- ‘Well, dopamine is a brain neurotransmitter, and it's believed to regulate movement.’
- ‘Other brain chemicals besides serotonin, such as dopamine and noradrenaline, also play an important part in mood.’
- ‘Either way the result is a similar biochemical effect - the production of neurotransmitters like dopamine.’
- ‘The ability of the brain to absorb or produce chemicals such as dopamine or serotonin is what leads to the illness.’
1950s: blend of dopa and amine.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.