from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An essential amino acid, C6H9N3O2, important for the growth and repair of tissues.
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- n. An essential amino acid C6H9N3O2 found in most animal proteins; essential for tissue growth and repair.
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- n. an essential amino acid found in proteins that is important for the growth and repair of tissue
hist(o)- + -id(e) + -ine2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)