Medical Dictionary

plastein

play play
noun plas·tein \ˈplas-ˌtēn, -tē-ən\

Medical Definition of plastein

  1. :  any of several substances that resemble proteins and are precipitated by the action of proteolytic enzymes (as pepsin or papain) on the digestion products of protein


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up plastein? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!