lactalbumin

noun
lact·al·bu·min | \ˌlak-ˌtal-ˈbyü-mən \

Definition of lactalbumin 

: an albumin that is obtained from whey and is similar to serum albumin

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circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

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lactalbumin

noun
lact·al·bu·min | \ˌlak-ˌtal-ˈbyü-mən \

Medical Definition of lactalbumin 

: an albumin that is found in milk and is similar to serum albumin especially : a protein fraction from whey that includes lactoglobulin and is used in foods and in preparing protein hydrolysates

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