nonprotein

adjective

non·​pro·​tein ˌnän-ˈprō-ˌtēn How to pronounce nonprotein (audio)
-ˈprō-tē-ən
: not being or derived from protein
the nonprotein part of an enzyme
nonprotein nitrogen

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonprotein was in 1926

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“Nonprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonprotein. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

nonprotein

adjective
non·​pro·​tein -ˈprōˌtēn How to pronounce nonprotein (audio)
-ˈprōt-ē-ən
: not being or derived from protein
the nonprotein part of an enzyme
nonprotein nitrogen

Medical Definition

nonprotein

adjective
: not being or derived from protein
the nonprotein part of an enzyme
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