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conalbumin

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noun con·al·bu·min \ˌkän-al-ˈbyü-mən\

Definition of conalbumin

  1. :  a protein of the white of egg that binds with metal ions (as of iron and copper)



Origin of conalbumin

com- + albumin


First Known Use: 1900


Medical Dictionary

conalbumin

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noun con·al·bu·min \ˌkän-al-ˈbyü-mən, ˈkän-al-ˌ\

Medical Definition of conalbumin

  1. :  a protein of the white of an egg that is obtained from the filtrate from the crystallization of ovalbumin and that combines with iron salts to form a red iron-protein complex




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