albumen

noun al·bu·men \ al-ˈbyü-mən ; ˈal-ˌbyü- , -byə- \

Definition of albumen

1 :the white of an egg — see egg illustration
2 :albumin

Origin and Etymology of albumen

Late Latin, from Latin albus


ALBUMEN Defined for English Language Learners

albumen

noun

Definition of albumen for English Language Learners

  • : the part of the inside of an egg that is clear before it is cooked and white after it is cooked : the white of an egg


ALBUMEN Defined for Kids

albumen

noun al·bu·men \ al-ˈbyü-mən \

Definition of albumen for Students

1 :the white of an egg
2 :albumin

Medical Dictionary

albumen

noun al·bu·men \ al-ˈbyü-mən; ˈal-ˌbyü- , -byə- \

medical Definition of albumen

1 :the white of an egg
2 :albumin

Illustration of albumen



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