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[skleer-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in] /ˌsklɪər əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn/
noun, Biochemistry.
protein that is fibrous and insoluble in water, serving a protective or supportive function in the body.
Also called albuminoid.
Origin of scleroprotein
First recorded in 1905-10; sclero- + protein Unabridged
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any of a group of insoluble stable proteins such as keratin, elastin, and collagen that occur in skeletal and connective tissues Also called albuminoid
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scleroprotein in Medicine

scleroprotein scle·ro·pro·tein (sklēr'ō-prō'tēn', -tē-ĭn)
Any of a class of generally insoluble proteins found in skeletal and connective tissue. Also called albuminoid.

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