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mucoprotein

[ myoo-kuh-proh-teen, -tee-in ]
/ ˌmyu kəˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn /
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noun Biochemistry.
a protein that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.
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Origin of mucoprotein

First recorded in 1920–25; muco- + protein
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British Dictionary definitions for mucoprotein

mucoprotein
/ (ˌmjuːkəʊˈprəʊtiːn) /

noun
any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small quantities of mucopolysaccharides; glycoprotein
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