homoserine

noun
ho·​mo·​ser·​ine | \ ˌhō-mō-ˈser-ˌēn How to pronounce homoserine (audio) , ˌhäm-ō- How to pronounce homoserine (audio) , -ˈsēr-\

Medical Definition of homoserine

: an amino acid C4H9NO3 that is formed in the conversion of methionine to cysteine — see homocysteine

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