phosphoprotein

noun
phos·​pho·​pro·​tein | \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈprō-ˌtēn How to pronounce phosphoprotein (audio) , -ˈprō-tē-ən \

Definition of phosphoprotein

: any of various proteins (such as casein) that contain combined phosphoric acid

First Known Use of phosphoprotein

circa 1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Phosphoprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphoprotein. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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phosphoprotein

noun
phos·​pho·​pro·​tein | \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən How to pronounce phosphoprotein (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphoprotein

: any of various proteins (as casein) that contain combined phosphoric acid

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