kinin
noun Etymology: Greek kinein to move, stimulate + English 1-in — more at -kinesis Date: 1954 1. any of various polypeptide hormones that are formed locally in the tissues and cause dilation of blood vessels and contraction of smooth muscle 2. cytokinin

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  • Kinin — Kinin, so v.w. Chinin …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • kìnīn — m 〈G kinína〉 farm. alkaloid iz kore kininovca, lijek protiv malarije ✧ {{001f}}engl. ← šp …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • kinin — kìnīn m <G kinína> DEFINICIJA farm. alkaloid iz kore kininovca, lijek protiv malarije ETIMOLOGIJA engl. quinine ← šp. quina ← kečuan …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • kinin — [kī′nin] n. [< KIN(ETIC) + IN1] a powerful, short lived peptide that lowers blood pressure, increases vascular permeability, dilates blood vessels, causes smooth muscle to contract, and triggers pain …   English World dictionary

  • Kinin — A kinin is any of various structurally related polypeptides, such as bradykinin and kallikrein. They are members of the autacoid family. [MeshName|Kinins] They act locally to induce vasodilation and contraction of smooth muscle.… …   Wikipedia

  • Kinin — Kinine sind zu den Gewebshormonen zählende biologisch aktive Oligopeptide, sie werden von Kallikrein aus Kininogenen (inaktive Vorstufe von Kininen) freigesetzt. Das Kinin Kallikrein System oder einfach Kininsystem ist ein schlecht abgrenzbares… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kinin — is., kim., Fr. quinine Kınakınadan elde edilen ve sıtmanın tedavisinde kullanılan beyaz alkaloit, kinin sülfatı İkinci gün sıtmadan şüphelendik, kuvvetli dozda kinin verdik. R. N. Güntekin Birleşik Sözler kinin sülfatı Atasözü, Deyim ve Birleşik… …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • kinin — /kuy nin, kin in/, n. Biochem. 1. cytokinin. 2. any of a group of hormones, formed in body tissues, that cause dilation of blood vessels and influence capillary permeability. [1950 55; independent use of KININ, or (CYTO)KIN(ESIS) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • kinin — A substance promoting cell division. In plant systems, the prefix cyto has been added (cytokinin) to distinguish it from kinin in animal systems …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • -kinin — a combining form used in the names of hormones, esp. peptide hormones: bradykinin; cytokinin. [ < Gk kin(eîn) to move, set in motion (cf. KINESIS, KINETIC) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

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