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phensuximide
phentermine
phentolamine
phenyl
phenyl alcohol
phenyl ethylene
phenyl glycerin
Phenyl hydrate
Phenyl hydrazine
phenyl methane
phenyl oxamide
phenyl salicylate
phenyl sulphydrate
phenylacetamide
phenylamine
phenylbutazone
Phenylene
phenylene violet
phenylephrine
phenylethylamine
phenylethylene
phenylic
phenylic acid
Phenylic alcohol
phenylketonuria
phenylketonuric
phenylpropanolamine

phenylalanine definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an essential amino acid found in proteins and needed for growth of children and for protein metabolism in children and adults; abundant in milk and eggs; it is normally converted to tyrosine in the human body

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1883 an essential amino acid C9H11NO2 that is converted in the normal body to tyrosine

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Biochem. an amino acid widely distributed in plant proteins and essential in the human diet. Etymology: PHENYL + ALANINE




 


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