ethionine

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ethi·​o·​nine | \ e-ˈthī-ə-ˌnēn How to pronounce ethionine (audio) \

Definition of ethionine

: an amino acid C6H13NO2S that is the ethyl homologue of methionine and is biologically antagonistic to methionine

First Known Use of ethionine

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Ethionine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethionine. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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ethionine

noun
ethi·​o·​nine | \ e-ˈthī-ə-ˌnēn How to pronounce ethionine (audio) \

Medical Definition of ethionine

: an amino acid C6H13NO2S that is the ethyl homologue of methionine and is biologically antagonistic to methionine

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