Medical Dictionary


noun sclero·pro·tein
\ˌskler-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of SCLEROPROTEIN

:  any of various proteins (as collagen and keratin) that occur especially in connective and skeletal tissues, are usually insoluble in aqueous solvents, and are resistant to chemical reagents—called also albuminoid


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