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noun \ˈalb\

Definition of alb

  1. :  a full-length white linen ecclesiastical vestment with long sleeves that is gathered at the waist with a cincture

Origin and Etymology of alb

Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from Latin, feminine of albus white; akin to Greek alphos white leprous spot


First Known Use: before 12th century


Alb

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Definition of Alb

  1. Albania; Albanian


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alb

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ALB

Medical Definition of alb

  1. albumin … the increased ALB concentration observed in fascicular biopsies of diabetic patients with and without neuropathy may be related to the protein itself …—Joseph F. Poduslo and Geoffrey L. Curran, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, March 1992


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