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Medical Term:

albuminoid

Pronunciation: al-bū′min-oyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling albumin.
  2. Any protein.
  3. A simple type of protein, insoluble in neutral solvents, present in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye; keratin, elastin, collagen.

Synonym(s): glutinoid, scleroprotein

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