kallidin

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noun kal·li·din \ˈka-lə-dən\

Definition of kallidin

  1. :  either of two vasodilator kinins formed from blood plasma globulin by the action of kallikrein: a :  bradykinin b :  one with a terminal lysine amino acid residue added to bradykinin

Origin and Etymology of kallidin

German, from Kallikrein + Peptid peptide + -in


First Known Use: 1950


Medical Dictionary

kallidin

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noun kal·li·din \ˈkal-əd-ən\

Medical Definition of kallidin

  1. :  either of two vasodilator kinins formed from blood plasma globulin by the action of kallikrein:a:  bradykininb:  one that has the same amino acid sequence as bradykinin with a terminal lysine added


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