leucine-enkephalin

noun
leu·​cine-en·​keph·​a·​lin | \ ˈlü-ˌsēn-en-ˈkef-ə-lən How to pronounce leucine-enkephalin (audio) \

Medical Definition of leucine-enkephalin

: a pentapeptide having a terminal leucine residue that is one of the two enkephalins occurring naturally in the brain

called also Leu-enkephalin

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“Leucine-enkephalin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leucine-enkephalin. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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