conchyolin\käŋˈkīələ̇n also kȯŋ-\
Definition of conchiolin
: a scleroprotein forming the organic basis of mollusk shells (as mother-of-pearl) — see nacre 2
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Origin and Etymology of conchiolin
conchiolin from conch- + -i- + -ol + -in; conchyolin alteration of conchiolin
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