lactalbumin

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

Definition of lactalbumin

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

Origin and Etymology of lactalbumin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

lactalbumin

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

Medical Definition of lactalbumin

  1. :  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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