bradykinin

noun bra·dy·ki·nin \ -ˈkī-nən \

Definition of bradykinin

: a kinin that is formed locally in injured tissue, acts in vasodilation of small arterioles, is considered to play a part in inflammatory processes, and is composed of a chain of nine amino acid residues

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1949

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bradykinin

noun bra·dy·ki·nin \ -ˈkī-nən \

medical Definition of bradykinin

: a kinin that is formed locally in injured tissue, acts in vasodilation of small arterioles, is considered to play a part in inflammatory processes, and is composed of a chain of nine amino acid residues — see kallidin

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