albuminate

[ al-byoo-muh-neyt ]
/ ælˈbyu məˌneɪt /

noun Biochemistry.

a compound resulting from the action of an alkali or an acid upon albumin.

Nearby words

  1. albumen plate,
  2. albumenize,
  3. albumin,
  4. albumin color,
  5. albumin-globulin ratio,
  6. albuminize,
  7. albuminoid,
  8. albuminoid degeneration,
  9. albuminous,
  10. albuminuria

Origin of albuminate

First recorded in 1855–60; albumin + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for albuminate

albuminate

/ (ælˈbjuːmɪˌneɪt) /

noun

rare any of several substances formed from albumin by the action of acid or alkali
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