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Medical Term:

low molecular weight kininogen

 

Definition: a protein of 50,000 molecular weight that occurs in various normal tissues and which, upon cleavage by kallikrein or other kininogens, forms kallidin. Kallidin, in turn, is converted into bradykinin.

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