Meaning of methionine
Pronunciation: (me-thī'u-nēn", -nin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
- an amino acid, CHSCHCHCH(NH)COOH, found in casein, wool, and other proteins or prepared synthetically: used as a supplement to a special diet in the prevention and treatment of certain liver diseases. Abbr.: Met; Symbol: M
- methionine (Thesaurus)