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casein

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noun ca·sein \ˈkā-ˌsēn, ka-ˈsēn\

Medical Definition of casein

  1. :  any of several phosphoproteins of milk: asa:  one that occurs as a colloidal suspension in milk—called also caseinogenb:  one that is produced when milk is curdled by rennet, is the chief constituent of cheese, and is used in making plastics—called also paracasein




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