scleroprotein

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noun sclero·pro·tein \ˌskler-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of scleroprotein

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

Origin and Etymology of scleroprotein

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1907


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scleroprotein

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noun sclero·pro·tein \ˌskler-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of scleroprotein

  1. :  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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