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albuminoid

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

First recorded in 1855–60; albumin + -oid
Related formsal·bu·mi·noi·dal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for albuminoids

albuminoid

adjective
  1. resembling albumin
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noun
  1. another name for scleroprotein
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albuminoids in Medicine

albuminoid

(ăl-byōōmə-noid′)
n.
  1. A fibrous protein.
  2. scleroprotein