kallidin


kal·li·din

noun \ˈka-lə-dən\

Definition of KALLIDIN

:  either of two vasodilator kinins formed from blood plasma globulin by the action of kallikrein:
a :  bradykinin
b :  one with a terminal lysine amino acid residue added to bradykinin

Origin of KALLIDIN

German, from Kallikrein + Peptid peptide + -in
First Known Use: 1950

kal·li·din

noun \ˈkal-əd-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KALLIDIN

: either of two vasodilator kinins formed from blood plasma globulin by the action of kallikrein: a : bradykinin b : one that has the same amino acid sequence as bradykinin with a terminal lysine added

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