Definition of lactalbumin
: an albumin that is obtained from whey and is similar to serum albumin
Origin of lactalbumin
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1857
Medical Definition of lactalbumin
: an albumin that is found in milk and is similar to serum albumin; especially : a protein fraction from whey that includes lactoglobulin and is used in foods and in preparing protein hydrolysates
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