dynorphin

noun
dy·​nor·​phin | \ dī-ˈnȯr-fən How to pronounce dynorphin (audio) \

Medical Definition of dynorphin

: any of a group of potent opioids found in the mammalian central nervous system that have a strong affinity for opiate receptors

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“Dynorphin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dynorphin. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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