con·al·bu·min noun \ˌkän-al-ˈbyü-mən\
: a protein of the white of egg that binds with metal ions (as of iron and copper)
Origin of CONALBUMIN
First Known Use: 1900
con·al·bu·min noun \ˌkän-al-ˈbyü-mən, ˈkän-al-ˌ\ (Medical Dictionary)
: 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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