Definition of albumin
: any of numerous simple heat-coagulable water-soluble proteins that occur in blood plasma or serum, muscle, the whites of eggs, milk, and other animal substances and in many plant tissues and fluids
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The albumin (or white) of an egg delivers close to 6 grams of protein.
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Origin and Etymology of albumin
International Scientific Vocabulary albumen + -in
First Known Use: 1801See Words from the same year
ALBUMIN Defined for Kids
Definition of albumin for Students
: any of various proteins that dissolve in water and occur in blood, the whites of eggs, and in plant and animal tissues
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