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albuminoid

[ al-byoo-muh-noid ]
/ ælˈbyu məˌnɔɪd /
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noun
any of a class of simple proteins, as keratin, gelatin, or collagen, that are insoluble in all neutral solvents; scleroprotein.
adjective
resembling albumen or albumin.
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Origin of albuminoid

First recorded in 1855–60; albumin + -oid

OTHER WORDS FROM albuminoid

al·bu·mi·noi·dal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for albuminoid

albuminoid
/ (ælˈbjuːmɪˌnɔɪd) /

adjective
resembling albumin
noun
another name for scleroprotein
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for albuminoid

albuminoid
[ ăl-byōōmə-noid′ ]

n.
A fibrous protein.
scleroprotein
adj.
Composed of or resembling albumin.
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