arginine

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noun ar·gi·nine \ˈär-jə-ˌnēn\

Definition of arginine

  1. :  a crystalline basic amino acid C6H14N4O2 derived from guanidine

Origin and Etymology of arginine

German Arginin


First Known Use: 1886


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arginine

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noun ar·gi·nine \ˈär-jə-ˌnēn\

Medical Definition of arginine

  1. :  a crystalline basic amino acid C6H14N4O2 derived from guanidine—abbreviation Arg


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