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hydroxyproline

[hahy-drok-si-proh-leen, -lin] /haɪˈdrɒk sɪˈproʊ lin, -lɪn/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a nutritionally nonessential amino acid, C 5 H 9 NO 3 , found chiefly in collagen.
Origin of hydroxyproline
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; hydroxy- + proline
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British Dictionary definitions for hydroxyproline

hydroxyproline

/haɪˌdrɒksɪˈprəʊliːn; -lɪn/
noun
1.
an amino acid occurring in some proteins, esp collagen. Formula: (OH)C4H7N(COOH)
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hydroxyproline in Medicine

hydroxyproline hy·drox·y·pro·line (hī-drŏk'sē-prō'lēn')
n.
An amino acid produced during the hydrolysis of collagen.

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