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opiomelanocortin o·pi·o·mel·a·no·cor·tin (ō’pē-ō-měl’ə-nō-kôr’tn)
A linear polypeptide of the pituitary gland that contains the nucleotide sequences of endorphins and various pituitary hormones.


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