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me•thi•o•nine



Pronunciation: (me-thī'u-nēn", -nin), [key]
n. Biochem.
an amino acid, CH3SCH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH, found in casein, wool, and other proteins or prepared synthetically: used as a supplement to a special diet in the prevention and treatment of certain liver diseases. Abbr.: Met; Symbol: M

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methiocarbmethocarbamol
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