Metenkephalin

Met enkephalin

[met]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
See under enkephalin.
Also, Met-enkephalin.


Origin:
1975–80

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metenkephalin met·en·keph·a·lin (mět'ěn-kěf'ə-lĭn)
n.
An enkephalin that has a terminal methionine residue and occurs naturally as one of two such pentapeptides that are formed in the brain.

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