proteinaceous

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adjective pro·tein·a·ceous \ˌprō-tə-ˈnā-shəs; ˌprō-ˌtē(-ə)-ˈnā-shəs\

Definition of proteinaceous

  1. :  of, relating to, containing, resembling, or being protein

Circa 1844

First Known Use of proteinaceous

circa 1844


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proteinaceous

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adjective pro·tein·aceous \ˌprōt-ən-ˈā-shəs, ˌprō-ˌtēn-, ˌprōt-ē-ən-\

Medical Definition of proteinaceous

  1. :  of, relating to, resembling, or being protein <proteinaceous materials>


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