[ met ]
/ mɛt /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)
See under enkephalin.
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Origin of Met enkephalin
First recorded in 1975–80
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Medical definitions for Met enkephalin
[ mĕt′ĕn-kĕf′ə-lĭn ]
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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