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beta-lipotropin

noun be·ta-li·po·tro·pin \ -ˌlip-ə-ˈtrō-pən, -ˌlī-pə- \

medical Definition of beta-lipotropin

:a lipotropin of the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland that contains beta-endorphin as the terminal sequence of 31 amino acids in its polypeptide chain

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