spongin

noun spon·gin \ ˈspən-jən \

Definition of spongin

: a scleroprotein that is the chief constituent of flexible fibers found in certain sponge skeletons

Origin and Etymology of spongin

German, from Latin spongia sponge


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spongin

noun spon·gin \ ˈspən-jən \

medical Definition of spongin

: a scleroprotein that is the chief constituent of flexible fibers in sponge skeletons

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