lactalbumin

noun
lact·​al·​bu·​min | \ ˌlak-ˌtal-ˈbyü-mən How to pronounce lactalbumin (audio) \

Definition of lactalbumin

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

First Known Use of lactalbumin

circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lactalbumin was circa 1857

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“Lactalbumin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lactalbumin. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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lactalbumin

noun
lact·​al·​bu·​min | \ ˌlak-ˌtal-ˈbyü-mən How to pronounce lactalbumin (audio) \

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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