albuminous

[ al-byoo-muh-nuh s ]
/ ælˈbyu mə nəs /

adjective

of, containing, or resembling albumen.

Nearby words

  1. albumin-globulin ratio,
  2. albuminate,
  3. albuminize,
  4. albuminoid,
  5. albuminoid degeneration,
  6. albuminuria,
  7. albumose,
  8. albuquerque,
  9. alburnum,
  10. albury-wodonga

Also al·bu·mi·nose [al-byoo-muh-nohs] /ælˈbyu məˌnoʊs/.

Origin of albuminous

1785–95; < Late Latin albūmin-, stem of albūmen albumen + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for albuminous

albuminous

/ (ælˈbjuːmɪnəs) /

adjective

of or containing albumin
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Word Origin and History for albuminous

albuminous

adj.

1791, from albumen + -ous.

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