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gliadin

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noun gli·a·din \ˈglī-ə-dən\

Definition of gliadin

  1. :  prolamin; especially :  one obtained by alcoholic extraction of gluten from wheat and rye



Origin and Etymology of gliadin

Italian gliadina, from Middle Greek glia


First Known Use: circa 1828


Medical Dictionary

gliadin

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noun gli·a·din \ˈglī-əd-ən\

Medical Definition of gliadin

  1. :  prolamin; especially :  one obtained by alcoholic extraction of gluten from wheat and rye




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of gliadin Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gliadin


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