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histidine

noun his·ti·dine \ˈhis-tə-ˌdēn\

Definition of HISTIDINE

:  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

histidine

noun his·ti·dine \ˈhis-tə-ˌdēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HISTIDINE

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

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