enkephalin definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two closely associated pentapeptides having opiate characteristics and occurring in brain, spinal cord, as well as other areas of the body.
    • any one of a team of pentapeptide endorphins having opiate-like impacts
    • Either of two closely related pentapeptides having opiate attributes and occurring in mind, spinal-cord, also areas of the body.
    • an endorphin having opiate attributes that occurs when you look at the brain and spinal-cord and in other places
    • some of a group of pentapeptide endorphins that have opiate-like results
    • an endorphin having opiate qualities that develops within the mind and spinal cord and in other places

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