lysine

noun ly·sine \ ˈlī-ˌsēn \

Definition of lysine

: a crystalline essential amino acid C6H14N2O2 obtained from the hydrolysis of various proteins

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1892

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lysine

noun ly·sine \ ˈlī-ˌsēn \

medical Definition of lysine

: a crystalline essential amino acid C6H14N2O2 obtained from the hydrolysis of various proteins abbreviation Lys

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