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glycoprotein

[glahy-koh-proh-teen, -tee-in]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. simple protein.
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Origin of glycoprotein

First recorded in 1905–10; glyco- + protein
Also called gly·co·pep·tide [glahy-koh-pep-tahyd] /ˌglaɪ koʊˈpɛp taɪd/.
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British Dictionary definitions for glycoprotein

glycoprotein

glucoprotein or glycopeptide (ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈpɛptaɪd)

noun
  1. any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrates as prosthetic groupsSee also mucoprotein
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glycoprotein in Medicine

glycoprotein

(glī′kō-prōtēn′)
n.
  1. Any of a group of conjugated proteins that contain a carbohydrate as the nonprotein component.
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glycoprotein in Science

glycoprotein

[glī′kō-prōtēn′]
  1. Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.
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