hydroxyproline[hī dräks′ə prō′lēn′, -lin]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a nonessential amino acid, HOCHNCOOH, found in connective tissue, esp. collagens
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hydroxyproline - Medical Definition
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An amino acid produced during the hydrolysis of collagen.