neurotensin

noun
neu·​ro·​ten·​sin | \ -ˈten(t)-sən How to pronounce neurotensin (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurotensin

: a protein composed of 13 amino acid residues that causes hypertension and vasodilation and is present in the brain

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“Neurotensin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurotensin. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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