gliadin

noun gli·a·din \ ˈglī-ə-dən \

Definition of gliadin

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

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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