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proline

noun pro·line \ˈprō-ˌlēn\

Definition of PROLINE

:  an amino acid C5H9NO2 that can be synthesized by animals from glutamate

Origin of PROLINE

German Prolin, contraction of Pyrrolidin pyrrolidine (C4H9N), from International Scientific Vocabulary pyrrole + -idine
First Known Use: 1904
Medical Dictionary

proline

noun pro·line \ˈprō-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of PROLINE

:  an amino acid C5H9NO2 that can be synthesized by animals from glutamate—abbreviation Pro

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