protein that is fibrous and insoluble in water, serving a protective or supportive function in the body.
- Also called albuminoid.
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How to use scleroprotein in a sentence
A scleroprotein present in skin appendages, hair, nails, etc.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry | Maximilian Stern
British Dictionary definitions for scleroprotein
any of a group of insoluble stable proteins such as keratin, elastin, and collagen that occur in skeletal and connective tissues: Also called: albuminoid
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