presenilin

noun
pre·​sen·​il·​in | \ prē-ˌse-ˈnil-ən How to pronounce presenilin (audio) \

Medical Definition of presenilin

: any of several proteins of cell membranes that are believed to contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease

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“Presenilin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/presenilin. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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