proteose

noun
pro·​te·​ose | \ ˈprō-tē-ˌōs How to pronounce proteose (audio) , -ˌōz \

Definition of proteose

: any of various water-soluble protein derivatives formed by partial hydrolysis of proteins

First Known Use of proteose

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Proteose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proteose. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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proteose

noun
pro·​te·​ose | \ ˈprōt-ē-ˌōs How to pronounce proteose (audio) \

Medical Definition of proteose

: any of various protein derivatives that are formed by the partial hydrolysis of proteins (as by enzymes of the gastric and pancreatic juices), that are not coagulated by heat, and that are soluble in water but are precipitated from solution by saturation with ammonium sulfate — compare peptone sense 1

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