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C terminus

noun, Biochemistry
1.
the carboxyl end of a protein molecule.
Also, C terminal.
Origin
C, abbreviation for carboxyl
Related forms
C-terminal
[see-tur-muh-nl] /ˈsiˌtɜr mə nl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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