Medical Dictionary

taurine

noun tau·rine \ˈt-ˌrēn\

Definition of TAURINE

:  a colorless crystalline acid C2H7NO3S that is synthesized in the body from cysteine and methionine, is similar to amino acids but is not a component of proteins, and is involved in various physiological functions (as bile acid conjugation and cell membrane stabilization)
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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