kinin

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kinin (plural kinins)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of various structurally related polypeptides of the autacoid family, such as bradykinin and kallikrein, that act locally to induce vasodilation and contraction of smooth muscle.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French quinine, from Spanish quina (cinchona bark), from Quechua kina.

Noun[edit]

kinin n (genitive singular kinins, uncountable)

  1. quinine

Declension[edit]

Declension of kinin (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative kinin kininið
accusative kinin kininið
dative kinini kinininum
genitive kinins kininsins

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English quinine, ultimately from Quechua kina.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kìnīn m (Cyrillic spelling кѝнӣн)

  1. quinine

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Tonal orthography: kinȋn

Noun[edit]

kinín m inan (genitive kinína, uncountable)

  1. quinine

Declension[edit]