Noun Kappa Definition and Examples


Noun:

Kappa

Pronunciation:

/ˈkapə/

Definition:
1.

noun

The tenth letter of the Greek alphabet (Κ, κ), transliterated as ‘k’.
  1. 'The text begins midsentence and continues with an enlarged marginal letter kappa on line 3.'
  2. 'Kappa Orionis'
  3. 'Kappa Ceti is a yellow-orange star like our Sun.'
  4. 'Fewer extra residues are needed for the light chain, possibly due to the higher initial homology between the mouse and human kappa variable regions.'
  5. 'The NK1, kappa opioid, and CCRS receptors all have an amino acid composition similar to rhodopsin near the conserved Pro.'


noun

1. the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet (K, k).

2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.

Origin:
Greek.

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