lactalbumin


lact·al·bu·min

noun \ˌlak-ˌtal-ˈbyü-mən\

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

lact·al·bu·min

noun \ˌlak-ˌtal-ˈbyü-mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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