proline

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noun pro·line \ˈprō-ˌlēn\

Definition of proline

  1. :  an amino acid C5H9NO2 that can be synthesized by animals from glutamate

Origin and Etymology of proline

German Prolin, contraction of Pyrrolidin pyrrolidine (C4H9N), from International Scientific Vocabulary pyrrole + -idine


First Known Use: 1904


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proline

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noun pro·line \ˈprō-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of proline

  1. :  an amino acid C5H9NO2 that can be synthesized by animals from glutamate—abbreviation Pro


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