glutamine[glo̵̅o̅t′ə mēn′, -min]
a nonessential amino acid, HNC(O)(CH)CH(NH)COOH
Origin of glutamineglut(en) + amine
A nonessential amino acid, C5H10N2O3, occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins and produced commercially for use in medicine and biochemical research.
Origin of glutamineglut(en) + amine.
(countable and uncountable, plural glutamines)
gluta- + amine