Definition of conalbumin
: 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 Definition of conalbumin
: 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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