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(his′tă-mēn″ ) C5H9N3; a substance produced from the amino acid histidine, which causes dilation of blood vessels, increased secretion of acid by the stomach, smooth muscle constriction (as in the bronchi), and mucus production, tissue swelling, and itching (during allergic reactions). Histamine is stored within mast cell granules.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Histamine." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761047/all/histamine.
Histamine. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761047/all/histamine. Accessed November 21, 2019.
Histamine. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761047/all/histamine
Histamine [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761047/all/histamine.
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