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hydroxyproline

[hahy-drok-si-proh-leen, -lin]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a nutritionally nonessential amino acid, C5H9NO3, found chiefly in collagen.
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Origin of hydroxyproline

First recorded in 1900–05; hydroxy- + proline
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British Dictionary definitions for hydroxyproline

hydroxyproline

noun
  1. an amino acid occurring in some proteins, esp collagen. Formula: (OH)C 4 H 7 N(COOH)
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hydroxyproline in Medicine

hydroxyproline

(hī-drŏk′sē-prōlēn′)
n.
  1. An amino acid produced during the hydrolysis of collagen.
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