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Medical Term:

3-hydroxyproline

Pronunciation: hi-drok'se-pro'len

Definition: A derivative of proline found in certain collagens, particularly basement membrane collagen.

Synonym(s): 3-hydroxy-2-pyrrolidinecarboxylic acid

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