bradykinin

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βραδύς (bradús, slow, brady-) +‎ Ancient Greek κίνησις (kínēsis, motion) +‎ -in.

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Noun[edit]

bradykinin (countable and uncountable, plural bradykinins)

  1. (biochemistry) A compound released in the blood in some circumstances which causes contraction of smooth muscle and dilation of blood vessels. It is a peptide with nine amino-acid residues.

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