kallidin

noun
kal·li·din | \ˈka-lə-dən \

Definition of kallidin 

: 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

First Known Use of kallidin

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kallidin

German, from Kallikrein + Peptid peptide + -in

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kallidin

noun
kal·li·din | \ˈkal-əd-ən \

Medical Definition of kallidin 

: either of two vasodilator kinins formed from blood plasma globulin by the action of kallikrein:

a : bradykinin

b : one that has the same amino acid sequence as bradykinin with a terminal lysine added

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