homocystine

noun

ho·​mo·​cys·​tine -ˈsis-ˌtēn How to pronounce homocystine (audio)
: 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 15 Apr. 2024.

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