Pronunciation: taw'rin, -ren
- An aminosulfonic acid, synthesized from l-cysteine and used in a number of roles, including in the synthesis of certain bile salts.
- Of or pertaining to a bull.
[L. taurinus, of bulls, fr. taurus, bull, + suffix -inus, pertaining to]
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