eledoisin


el·e·doi·sin

noun \ˌe-lə-ˈdi-sən\

Definition of ELEDOISIN

:  a small protein C54H85N13O15S from the salivary glands of several octopuses (genus Eledone) that is a powerful vasodilator and hypotensive agent

Origin of ELEDOISIN

irregular from New Latin Eledone, from Greek eledōnē, a kind of octopus
First Known Use: 1963

el·e·doi·sin

noun \ˌel-ə-ˈdis-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELEDOISIN

: a small protein C54H85N13O15S from the salivary glands of several octopuses (genus Eledone) that is a powerful vasodilator and hypotensive agent

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