albumen

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

Definition of albumen

  1. 1 :  the white of an egg — see egg illustration

  2. 2 :  albumin

Origin and Etymology of albumen

Late Latin, from Latin albus


First Known Use: 1599


ALBUMEN Defined for English Language Learners

albumen

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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

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noun al·bu·men \al-ˈbyü-mən\

Definition of albumen for Students

  1. 1 :  the white of an egg

  2. 2 :  albumin


Medical Dictionary

albumen

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

Medical Definition of albumen

  1. 1:  the white of an egg

  2. 2:  albumin

Illustration of albumen



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