tyrosine

noun ty·ro·sine \ ˈtī-rə-ˌsēn \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of tyrosine

: a phenolic amino acid C9H11NO3 that is a precursor of several important substances (such as epinephrine and melanin)

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Origin and Etymology of tyrosine

International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from Greek tyros cheese — more at butter


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tyrosine

noun ty·ro·sine \ ˈtī-rə-ˌsēn \

medical Definition of tyrosine

: a phenolic amino acid C9H11NO3 that is a precursor of several important substances (as epinephrine and melanin) abbreviation Tyr

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