threonine

noun
thre·o·nine | \ ˈthrē-ə-ˌnēn \

Definition of threonine 

: a colorless crystalline essential amino acid C4H9NO3

First Known Use of threonine

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for threonine

probably from threonic acid (C4H8O5)

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threnos

threo-

threonic acid

threonine

threpe

threptic

thresh

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threonine

noun
thre·o·nine | \ ˈthrē-ə-ˌnēn \

Medical Definition of threonine 

: a colorless crystalline essential amino acid C4H9NO3 that is found in various proteins abbreviation Thr

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