histidine histidine  /ˈhɪ stə ˌdin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an essential amino acid found in proteins that is important for the growth and repair of tissue

Usage(s):

  • First on guinea pigs and then on his patients, Wirtschafter tried intravenous injections of vitamin C, followed by intramuscular injection of a histidine solution.
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