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lactalbumin

[ lak-tuhl-byoo-min ]
/ ˌlæk təlˈbyu mɪn /
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noun Biochemistry.
the simple protein of milk, obtained from whey, used in the preparation of certain foods and in adhesives and varnishes.
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Origin of lactalbumin

First recorded in 1880–85; lact- + albumin
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British Dictionary definitions for lactalbumin

lactalbumin
/ (lækˈtælbjʊmɪn) /

noun
a protein occurring in milk that contains all the amino acids essential to manSee also caseinogen

Word Origin for lactalbumin

C19: from lacto- + albumin
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Medical definitions for lactalbumin

lactalbumin
[ lăk′tăl-byōōmĭn ]

n.
The albumin contained in milk and obtained from whey.
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