[ hahy-drok-si-proh-leen, -lin ]
/ haɪˈdrɒk sɪˈproʊ lin, -lɪn /
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a nutritionally nonessential amino acid, C5H9NO3, found chiefly in collagen.
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British Dictionary definitions for hydroxyproline
/ (haɪˌdrɒksɪˈprəʊliːn, -lɪn) /
an amino acid occurring in some proteins, esp collagen. Formula: (OH)C 4 H 7 N(COOH)
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Medical definitions for hydroxyproline
[ hī-drŏk′sē-prō′lēn′ ]
An amino acid produced during the hydrolysis of collagen.
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