dynorphin

noun

dy·​nor·​phin dī-ˈnȯr-fən How to pronounce dynorphin (audio)
: 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 20 Jun. 2024.

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