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valine

noun va·line \ˈva-ˌlēn, ˈvā-\

Definition of VALINE

:  a crystalline essential amino acid C5H11NO2 that is one of the building blocks of plant and animal proteins
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Origin of VALINE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from valeric (acid)
First Known Use: 1907
Medical Dictionary

valine

noun va·line \ˈvā-ˌlēn, ˈva-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of VALINE

:  a crystalline essential amino acid C5H11NO2 that occurs especially in fibrous proteins—abbreviation Val

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