gliadin

noun gli·a·din \ ˈglī-ə-dən \
Updated on: 30 Nov 2017

Definition of gliadin

: prolamin; especially : one obtained by alcoholic extraction of gluten from wheat and rye

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Origin and Etymology of gliadin

Italian gliadina, from Middle Greek glia


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gliadin

noun gli·a·din \ ˈglī-əd-ən \

medical Definition of gliadin

: prolamin; especially : one obtained by alcoholic extraction of gluten from wheat and rye

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