laminin

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noun lam·i·nin \ˈla-mə-nən\

Definition of laminin

  1. :  a glycoprotein component of connective tissue basement membrane that promotes cell adhesion

Origin and Etymology of laminin

lamina + 1-in


First Known Use: 1979


Medical Dictionary

laminin

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noun lam·i·nin \ˈlam-ə-nən\

Medical Definition of laminin

  1. :  a glycoprotein that is a component of connective tissue basement membrane and that promotes cell adhesion


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