scleroprotein

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

Definition of scleroprotein

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

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scleroprotein

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

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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