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ovalbumin

[ ov-al-byoo-min, oh-val- ]
/ ˌɒv ælˈbyu mɪn, ˌoʊ væl- /
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noun Biochemistry.
the principal protein of egg white.
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Origin of ovalbumin

1825–35; contraction and respelling of Late Latin ovī albūmen (Latin ovī album) egg white; see ovum, albumen

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