be·ta–en·dor·phin noun \-en-ˈdȯr-fən\
: an endorphin of the pituitary gland having a much greater analgesic potency than morphine
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be·ta–en·dor·phin noun (Medical Dictionary)
: an endorphin of the pituitary gland with much greater analgesic potency than morphine that occurs free and as the terminal sequence of 31 amino acids in the polypeptide chain of beta-lipotropin
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