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albuminoid

[ al-byoo-muh-noid ]

noun

  1. any of a class of simple proteins, as keratin, gelatin, or collagen, that are insoluble in all neutral solvents; scleroprotein.


adjective

  1. resembling albumen or albumin.

albuminoid

/ ælˈbjuːmɪˌnɔɪd /

adjective

  1. resembling albumin


noun

  1. another name for scleroprotein
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Other Words From

  • al·bumi·noidal adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of albuminoid1

First recorded in 1855–60; albumin + -oid

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