single-cell protein

noun

Definition of single-cell protein

: protein that consists of processed microorganisms (such as yeasts or bacteria) grown in culture and that is used as a source of food especially for livestock

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“Single-cell protein.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/single-cell%20protein. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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