eledoisin

noun
el·e·doi·sin | \ˌe-lə-ˈdȯi-sᵊn \

Definition of eledoisin 

: a small protein C54H85N13O15S from the salivary glands of several octopuses (genus Eledone) that is a powerful vasodilator and hypotensive agent

First Known Use of eledoisin

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eledoisin

irregular from New Latin Eledone, from Greek eledōnē, a kind of octopus

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eledoisin

noun
el·e·doi·sin | \ˌel-ə-ˈdȯis-ᵊn \

Medical Definition of eledoisin 

: a small protein C54H85N13O15S from the salivary glands of several octopuses (genus Eledone) that is a powerful vasodilator and hypotensive agent

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