: a compound of casein with a metal (such as calcium or sodium)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Pure Protein Complete Protein Shake's 30 g of protein comes from a mixture of milk protein isolate, calcium caseinate, and whey protein concentrate, all of which are high in calcium. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 23 Dec. 2022 Others additives: Cellulose gum is used to make products thick and creamy, sodium caseinate is a milk protein extract, and dipotassium phosphate is a kind of potassium salt that prevents coagulation. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 7 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of caseinate was in 1859

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“Caseinate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition


: a compound of casein with a metal (as calcium or sodium)
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