Medical Dictionary

homocystine

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noun ho·mo·cys·tine \-ˈsis-ˌtēn\

Medical Definition of homocystine

  1. :  an amino acid C8H16N2O4S2 formed by oxidation of homocysteine and excreted in the urine in homocystinuria


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