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(ar′jĭ-nēn″)

[argen(tum) + -ine]
A crystalline basic amino acid, C6H14N4O2, obtained from the decomposition of vegetable tissues, protamines, and proteins. It is a guanidine derivative, yielding urea and ornithine on hydrolysis. It may also be produced synthetically. Dietary supplementation with arginine is used to treat urea cycle disorders and, in malnourished patients, pressure ulcers.
SEE: amino acid

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Arginine." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769914/all/suberyl_arginine.
Arginine. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769914/all/suberyl_arginine. Accessed May 23, 2019.
Arginine. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769914/all/suberyl_arginine
Arginine [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769914/all/suberyl_arginine.
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