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proteose

[ proh-tee-ohs ]
/ ˈproʊ tiˌoʊs /
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noun Biochemistry.
any of a class of soluble compounds derived from proteins by the action of the gastric juices, pancreatic juices, etc.
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Origin of proteose

First recorded in 1885–90; prote(in) + -ose2
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How to use proteose in a sentence

  • In the same sense, deuteroproteose is a secondary proteose, being formed by the further hydration of the primary body.

    On Digestive Proteolysis|R. H. Chittenden

British Dictionary definitions for proteose

proteose
/ (ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊs, -ˌəʊz) /

noun
rare any of a group of compounds formed during proteolysis that are less complex than metaproteins but more so than peptonesAlso called (esp US): albumose

Word Origin for proteose

C20: from protein + -ose ²
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for proteose

proteose
[ prōtē-ōs′, -ōz′ ]

n.
Any of various water-soluble compounds that are produced during digestion by the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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