bradykinin


bra·dy·ki·nin

noun \-ˈkī-nən\

Definition of BRADYKININ

:  a kinin that is formed locally in injured tissue, acts in vasodilation of small arterioles, is considered to play a part in inflammatory processes, and is composed of a chain of nine amino acid residues

First Known Use of BRADYKININ

1949

bra·dy·ki·nin

noun \-ˈkī-nən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRADYKININ

: a kinin that is formed locally in injured tissue, acts in vasodilation of small arterioles, is considered to play a part in inflammatory processes, and is composed of a chain of nine amino acid residues—see kallidin

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