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orexin

Syllabification: o·rex·in
Pronunciation: /ôˈreksin/

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Definition of orexin in English:

noun

Either of two hormones ( orexin-A or orexin-B) produced by the mammalian hypothalamus and functional in the regulation of appetite and sleep. Also called hypocretin.

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