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histaminenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhɪs.tə.miːn/ specialized
a chemical in the body that is released after an injury or during an allergic reaction
Translations of “histamine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 組織胺(身體受傷或過敏時釋放的一種物質)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 组胺(身体受伤或过敏时释放的一种物质)…
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