lypressin

[ lī-prĕsĭn ]

n.

An antidiuretic and vasopressor substance obtained from the pituitary glands of swine.

Nearby words

  1. lyophilize,
  2. lyophobe,
  3. lyophobic,
  4. lyosorption,
  5. lyotropic,
  6. lyra,
  7. lyra viol,
  8. lyrate,
  9. lyrately,
  10. lyre


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