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Medical Term:

plasma hydrolysate


an artificial digest of protein derived from bovine blood plasma prepared by a method of hydrolysis sufficient to provide more than half of the total nitrogen present in the form of a-amino nitrogen; used when high protein intake is indicated and cannot be accomplished through ordinary foods.

See Also: protein hydrolysate

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