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or•ni•thine



Pronunciation: (ôr'nu-thēn"), [key]
n. Biochem.
an amino acid, H2N(CH2)3CH(NH2)COOH, obtained by the hydrolysis of arginine and occurring as an intermediate compound in the urea cycle of mammals.

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ornithicornithischian
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