glutamine[glo̵̅o̅t′ə mēn′, -min]
glutamine definition by Webster's New World
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a nonessential amino acid, HNC(O)(CH)CH(NH)COOH
Origin: glut(en) plush amine
glutamine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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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: glut(en) + amine.
glutamine - Medical Definition
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noun Abbr. Glu
A nonessential amino acid that occurs widely in proteins and blood and other tissue and is metabolized to yield urinary ammonia. Also called glutaminic acid.
glutamine - Science Definition
A nonessential amino acid. Chemical formula: C5H10N2O3. See more at amino acid.