conalbumin


con·al·bu·min

noun \ˌkän-al-ˈbyü-mən\

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

con·al·bu·min

noun \ˌkän-al-ˈbyü-mən, ˈkän-al-ˌ\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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