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Definition: 'Endothelial Relaxing Factor'

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endothelial relaxing factor

Type: Term

Pronunciation: en′dō-thē′li-al

Definitions:
1. nitric oxide, which functions as a neurotransmitter and is produced by activated macrophages. It is capable of killing tumor cells, parasites, and intracellular bacteria.




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