ornithine ornithine


  • (n) an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is important in the formation of urea


  • In Jesse's study, all 18 participants had the same disease: ornithine transcarbamoylase (OTC) deficiency, which slows the liver's ability to metabolize nitrogen and releases deadly .
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/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /