hordein

noun
hor·​de·​in | \ ˈhȯr-dē-ən How to pronounce hordein (audio) \

Medical Definition of hordein

: a prolamin found in the seeds of barley

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“Hordein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hordein. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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