avidin

noun
av·i·din | \ˈa-və-dən \

Definition of avidin 

: a protein found in egg white that inactivates biotin by combining with it

First Known Use of avidin

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for avidin

from its avidity for biotin

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avidin

noun
av·i·din | \ˈav-əd-ən \

Medical Definition of avidin 

: a protein found in white of egg that inactivates biotin by combining with it

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