saralasin

noun

sar·​al·​a·​sin sä-ˈral-ə-sən How to pronounce saralasin (audio)
: an antihypertensive polypeptide composed of eight amino acid residues that is used especially in the form of its hydrated acetate C42H65N13O10·nC2H4O2·nH2O in the treatment and diagnosis of hypertension

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“Saralasin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saralasin. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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