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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An organic compound found widely in animals and plants that in humans and other mammals is released as part of the body's immune response

Usage examples (32)
  • Beer, wine and liquor contain histamine, produced by yeast and bacteria during the fermentation process.
  • One of the main chemicals in these mast cells is "histamine," a powerful chemical that is also toxic to the body.
  • When pollen is absorbed into the lungs and bloodstream, it causes a release of chemicals such as histamine, which trigger allergy symptoms.
  • The crystals they obtained wore contaminated with histamine. for more
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