scleroprotein

noun
sclero·​pro·​tein | \ ˌskler-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn How to pronounce scleroprotein (audio) , -ˈprō-tē-ən \

Definition of scleroprotein

: any of various fibrous proteins especially from connective and skeletal tissues

First Known Use of scleroprotein

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Scleroprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scleroprotein. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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scleroprotein

noun
sclero·​pro·​tein | \ ˌskler-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən How to pronounce scleroprotein (audio) \

Medical Definition of scleroprotein

: any of various proteins (as collagen and keratin) that occur especially in connective and skeletal tissues, are usually insoluble in aqueous solvents, and are resistant to chemical reagents

called also albuminoid

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