phosphoprotein

noun phos·pho·pro·tein \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈprō-ˌtēn , -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

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phosphoprotein

noun phos·pho·pro·tein \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən \

medical Definition of phosphoprotein

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

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