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hydroxyproline

noun hy·droxy·pro·line \hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈprō-ˌlēn\

Definition of HYDROXYPROLINE

:  an amino acid C5H9NO3 that occurs naturally as a constituent of collagen

First Known Use of HYDROXYPROLINE

1905

hydroxyproline

noun hy·droxy·pro·line \-ˈprō-ˌlēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROXYPROLINE

:  an amino acid C5H9NO3 that occurs naturally as a constituent of collagen

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