albuminoid

[ al-byoo-muh-noid ]
/ ælˈbyu məˌnɔɪd /
Biochemistry

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.

Origin of albuminoid

First recorded in 1855–60; albumin + -oid

Related forms

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

albuminoid

/ (ælˈbjuːmɪˌnɔɪd) /

adjective

resembling albumin

noun

another name for scleroprotein
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Medicine definitions for albuminoids

albuminoid

[ ăl-byōōmə-noid′ ]

n.

A fibrous protein.
scleroprotein

adj.

Composed of or resembling albumin.
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