What does ornithine mean?

Definitions for ornithineˈɔr nəˌθin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ornithine(noun)

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


  1. ornithine(Noun)

    An amino acid, 2,5-diaminopentanoic acid, that is not present in protein, but is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of urea.


  1. Ornithine

    Ornithine is an amino acid that plays a role in the urea cycle. Ornithine is abnormally accumulated in the body in ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ornithine

    An amino acid produced in the urea cycle by the splitting off of urea from arginine.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornithine in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornithine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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