single-cell protein

[ sing-guh l-sel ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gəlˌsɛl /

noun

a protein produced or derived from the culture of a single-celled organism, used as a food supplement or substitute. Abbreviation: SCP

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British Dictionary definitions for single-cell protein

single-cell protein

noun

protein that is produced by micro-organisms fermenting in liquid or gaseous petroleum fractions or other organic substances: used as a food supplementAbbreviation: SCP
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