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glycoprotein

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

Definition of GLYCOPROTEIN

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

First Known Use of GLYCOPROTEIN

circa 1908

glycoprotein

noun gly·co·pro·tein \-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLYCOPROTEIN

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

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