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ar•gi•nine



Pronunciation: (är'ju-nēn", -nīn", -nin), [key]
n. Biochem.
an essential amino acid, C6H14N4O2: the free amino acid increases insulin secretion and is converted to urea in the liver by arginase. Abbr.: Arg; Symbol: R

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