ethionine

noun ethi·o·nine \ e-ˈthī-ə-ˌnēn \

Definition of ethionine

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

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1938

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ethionine

noun ethi·o·nine \ e-ˈthī-ə-ˌnēn \

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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