paramyosin

noun
para·​myosin | \ ¦parə+ \

Definition of paramyosin

: a fibrous protein that is found in molluscan muscle

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First Known Use of paramyosin

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paramyosin

para- entry 1 + myosin

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“Paramyosin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paramyosin. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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