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bradykinin

noun bra·dy·ki·nin \-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
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First Known Use of BRADYKININ

1949
Medical Dictionary

bradykinin

noun bra·dy·ki·nin \-ˈkī-nən\

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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