avidin

noun av·i·din \ ˈa-və-dən \

Definition of avidin

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

Origin and Etymology of 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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