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histidine

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noun his·ti·dine \ˈhis-tə-ˌdēn\

Definition of histidine

  1. :  a crystalline essential amino acid C6H9N3O2 formed by the hydrolysis of most proteins



Origin of histidine

International Scientific Vocabulary hist- + -idine


First Known Use: 1896


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histidine

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noun his·ti·dine \ˈhis-tə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of histidine

  1. :  a crystalline essential amino acid C6H9N3O2 formed by the hydrolysis of most proteins—abbreviation His




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