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glycoprotein

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noun gly·co·pro·tein \-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of glycoprotein

  1. :  a conjugated protein in which the nonprotein group is a carbohydrate



Circa 1908

First Known Use of glycoprotein

circa 1908


Medical Dictionary

glycoprotein

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noun gly·co·pro·tein \-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of glycoprotein

  1. :  a conjugated protein in which the nonprotein group is a carbohydrate—called also glucoprotein; compare mucoprotein




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