homocystine

noun
ho·​mo·​cys·​tine | \ -ˈsis-ˌtēn How to pronounce homocystine (audio) \

Medical Definition of homocystine

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

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“Homocystine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homocystine. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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