[skleer-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in]

Origin of scleroprotein

First recorded in 1905–10; sclero- + protein
Also called albuminoid. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for scleroprotein


  1. any of a group of insoluble stable proteins such as keratin, elastin, and collagen that occur in skeletal and connective tissuesAlso called: albuminoid
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scleroprotein in Medicine


  1. Any of a class of generally insoluble proteins found in skeletal and connective tissue.albuminoid
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