- the simple protein of milk, obtained from whey, used in the preparation of certain foods and in adhesives and varnishes.
Origin of lactalbumin
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- 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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- The albumin contained in milk and obtained from whey.
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