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cystine


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cystine  \Cyst"ine\  (s?s"t?n;  104),  n.  [See  {Cyst}.]  (Physiol. 
  Chem.) 
  A  white  crystalline  substance,  {C3H7NSO2},  containing 
  sulphur,  occuring  as  a  constituent  of  certain  rare  urinary 
  calculi,  and  occasionally  found  as  a  sediment  in  urine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cystine 
  n  :  a  crystalline  amino  acid  found  in  proteins  (especially 
  keratin);  discovered  in  bladder  stones 




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