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bradykinin

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noun bra·dy·ki·nin \-ˈkī-nən\

Definition of bradykinin

  1. :  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



1949

First Known Use of bradykinin

1949


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bradykinin

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noun bra·dy·ki·nin \-ˈkī-nən\

Medical Definition of bradykinin

  1. :  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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