Definition of Eledoisin

1. [n -S]



Medical Definition of Eledoisin

1. A peptide extracted from the posterior salivary glands of certain small octopi (eledone spp., mollusca), or obtained by synthesis. Its actions resemble those of substance p; it is a potent vasodilator and increases capillary permeability. Chemical name: Eledoisin (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eledoisin

electrovalent
electrovalent bond
electroviscous
electrovital
electroweak
electroweak interaction
electrowetting
electrowinning
electrowinnings
electrowon
electrum
electrums
elects
electuaries
electuary
eledoisin (current term)
eledoisins
eleemosynaries
eleemosynarily
eleemosynary
eleemosynous
eleet
elegance
elegances
elegancies
elegancy
elegant
elegant Habenaria
elegant brodiaea
elegant cat's ears

Literary usage of Eledoisin

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The present data demonstrate that intrarenal infusion of acetylcho- line, bradykinin, PGE2, or eledoisin increased sodium and potassium excretion (Table I) ..."

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