arginine arginine


  • (n) a bitter tasting amino acid found in proteins and necessary for nutrition; its absence from the diet leads to a reduced production of spermatozoa


  1. Arginine: This amino acid is gaining popularity as a nonprescription treatment for high cholesterol.
  2. Some avoid eating chocolate, nuts and other foods containing arginine, another amino acid that some specialists think encourages viruses.


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