kallidin

noun
kal·​li·​din | \ ˈka-lə-dən How to pronounce kallidin (audio) \

Definition of kallidin

: either of two vasodilator kinins formed from blood plasma globulin by the action of kallikrein:
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kallidin. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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kallidin

noun
kal·​li·​din | \ ˈkal-əd-ən How to pronounce kallidin (audio) \

Medical Definition of kallidin

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

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