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his•ta•mine



Pronunciation: (his'tu-mēn", -min), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/histamine.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. Physiol.a histidine-derived amine compound that is released mainly by damaged mast cells in allergic reactions, causing dilation and permeability of blood vessels and lowering blood pressure.
2. Pharm.a commercial form of this compound, obtained from histidine and used chiefly in the diagnosis of gastric and circulatory functions. Cf. antihistamine. Also,his•ta•minPronunciation: (his'tu-min). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/histamine.html on line 105 [key]

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