albumin

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

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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Origin and Etymology of albumin

International Scientific Vocabulary albumen + -in


ALBUMIN Defined for Kids

albumin

noun al·bu·min \ al-ˈbyü-mən \

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

Medical Dictionary

albumin

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

medical 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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