eledoisin

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noun el·e·doi·sin \ˌe-lə-ˈdȯi-sən\

Definition of eledoisin

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

Origin and Etymology of eledoisin

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


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eledoisin

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noun el·e·doi·sin \ˌel-ə-ˈdȯis-ən\

Medical Definition of eledoisin

  1. :  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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