scombrine

noun
scom·​brine | \ ˈskämˌbrēn, -brə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of scombrine

: a protamine obtained from the mackerel

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History and Etymology for scombrine

International Scientific Vocabulary scombr- (from Latin scombr-, scomber mackerel) + -ine

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“Scombrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scombrine. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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