- 1 Biochemistry Any of a group of substances formed in body tissue in response to injury. They are polypeptides and cause vasodilation and smooth muscle contraction.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- During states of ineffective arterial volume, local production of vasodilatory prostanoids and kinins in the kidney offsets the decrease in renal blood flow and helps maintain the glomerular filtration rate.
- This same converting enzyme also breaks down kinins, which are powerful vasodilators, and therefore tend to lower the blood pressure.
- In addition, the release of vasoactive kinins from muscle may interfere with renal hemodynamics.
- 2 Botany A compound that promotes cell division and inhibits ageing in plants. Also called cytokinin.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Maybe these cells would differ in sensitivity to auxin or kinin.
- Coconut milk is recognized as a rich source of plant cell division inducers, which have become known as kinins.
- Other topical therapies new to the anti-aging scene include plant kinins which appear to have both anti-irritant and photoaging reversal properties with no perceived irritation.
1950s: from Greek kinein 'to move' + -in1.
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