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Definition of the noun albumin

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noun - plural: albumins

  1. a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
    • examples: Albumin was found in my urine before. | Until now sugar had been detected in my urine once, however this time there is only albumin.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of albumin: albumen
    • more generic term: simple protein = a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun albumin


  1. A class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water, and are coagulated by heat; they occur in egg white, milk etc; they function as carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones and play a role in stabilizing extracellular fluid volume.


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  1. Albumin: The albumins are a family of globular proteins, the most common of which is serum albumin. The albumin family consists of all proteins that are water-soluble, are moderately soluble in concentrated salt solutions, and experience heat denaturation. Albumins are commonly found in blood plasma, and are unique from other blood proteins in that they are not glycosylated. Substances containing albumins, such as egg white, are called albuminoids.
  2. albumin is a gene.
    • also known as growth-inhibiting protein 20, serum albumin, cell growth inhibiting protein 42

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Google previewTietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics (2014)

by Carl A. Burtis, David E. Bruns

Albumin is a nonglycosylated protein of 585 amino acids with calculated molecular weight of 66,438 Da.

Because of its high plasma concentration and medium size, albumin is the major contributor to colloidal oncotic pressure ...

Google previewClinical Fluid Therapy in the Perioperative Setting (2016)

by Robert G. Hahn

Albumin is the most abundant protein in plasma and, therefore, has an important role in maintaining the...

Google previewRutherford's Vascular Surgery (2014)

by Jack L. Cronenwett, K. Wayne Johnston

Serum albumin is the standard laboratory assessment of nutritional...

Google previewMultiple Myeloma and Related Serum Protein Disorders (2012)

An Electrophoretic Guide by Neil S. Harris, MD, William E. Winter

Albumin is a “negative” acute phase reactant—inflammation suppresses albumin synthesis. Albumin is the main contributor to the colloid osmotic pressure or oncotic pressure of plasma. This phenomenon depends on the difference in protein ...

Google previewLinne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science (2014)

The Basics and Routine Techniques by Mary Louise Turgeon

Albumin is the major protein ...

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor (2010)

The Horse by David Wilson

DEFINITION Albumin is the major single protein found in serum. TYPICAL NORMAL RANGE (US UNITS; SI UNITS) 2.8 to 4.8 g/dL (28–48 g/L); varies slightly between reference laboratories. Young animals often have lower concentrations.

Google previewWestern Medical Review (1908)

Serum albumin is the most frequent substance present in pathological urine; it is found in cases of nephritis and transitory albuminurias. The presence of serum albumin in urine points always to an affection of the kidney, but not necessarily to ...

Google previewIntroduction to Clinical Nutrition, Second Edition (2003)

by Vishwanath Sardesai

Serum albumin is a convenient laboratory test and is the most commonly used. Albumin is the protein present in the highest concentration in the serum. It has two well-known functions. One is its property to bind various substances in the blood ...

Google previewLarge Animal Internal Medicine (2014)

by Bradford P. Smith

Hypoproteinemia Hypoalbuminemia Albumin is the most abundant of the plasma proteins. It accounts for ...

Google previewPathobiology of Human Disease (2014)

A Dynamic Encyclopedia of Disease Mechanisms

Since serum albumin is the most abundant protein in circulation, its leakage into the urine in the nephrotic syndrome decreases the serum oncotic...

Google previewThe Lipid Handbook with CD-ROM, Third Edition (2007)

by Frank D. Gunstone, John L. Harwood, Albert J. Dijkstra

Plasma albumin is a flexible protein that can adopt multiple conformations of approximately equal energy to accommodate the binding of ligands. One of the...

plasma albumin is the rate-limiting step in the delivery of fatty acids to target cells.

Google previewAscites, Hyponatremia, and Hepatorenal Syndrome (2011)

Progress in Treatment by A. L. Gerbes

Conclusion: Albumin is the safest plasma expander in cirrhotic patients treated with paracentesis >5 liters. Copyright ©2011 S. Karger AG, Basel Large-Volume Paracentesis in Clinical Practice Since the reintroduction of therapeutic ...

Google previewClinical Aspects of Albumin (2012)

by S.H. Yap, C.L.H. Majoor, J.H.M. van Tongeren

low serum albumin is the result of increased degradation ...

Google previewHeart Diseases: Advances in Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition (2012)

According to recent research from Milan, Italy, “Increased urinary excretion of albumin is an early sign of kidney damage and a risk factor for progressive cardiovascular and renal diseases and heart failure. There is, however, only limited ...

Google previewAdvanced Assessment (2014)

Interpreting Findings and Formulating Differential Diagnoses by Mary Jo Goolsby, Laurie Grubbs

Albumin is a plasma protein made by ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Hepatitis and Other Liver Diseases (2006)

by James H. Chow, Cheryl Chow

Albumin, like prothrombin (blood-clotting factors) and immunoglobulins (antibodies), is a protein that is primarily synthesized in the liver. The highest concentration of protein in the blood is albumin—about 65 ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

albumin /albyoo ′′min/ [L, albus, white], a water-soluble, heat-coagulable protein; the most abundant protein in blood plasma. Various albumins are found in practically all ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

albumin /albyoo ′′min/ [L, albus, white], a water-soluble, heat-coagulable protein; the most abundant protein in blood plasma. Various albumins are found in practically all ...

Google previewThe Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.

Albumin. Albumin is an important protein that the liver manufactures, and it is the main protein found in the blood. Most of the time, this blood test is not very helpful . Studies have shown that many times it can be lower than normal and be of no ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

albumin /albyooމmin/ [L, albus, white], a water-soluble, heat-coagulable protein. Various albumins ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2013)

by Arnold E. Bender

See Albumin/Globulin ratio. Ajinomoto.

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Agonal Albumin radioiodinated serum Agonal Relating to the process of dying or the movement of death so called because of the former erroneous notion that dying is a painful process. Agonist Denoting a muscle instate of contraction with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (Print) (2001)

by Jack Cazes

2, an affinity column with immobilized anti-HSA is used to capture all of the human serum albumin in a sample, allowing all of the other components to flow through to waste. Then, the affinity chromatography column is eluted directly into a ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Albumin 58 is almost pure albumen. It is an essential constituent of the animal bodies. RRRE; faft Albumin. A protein widely distributed throughout the tissues and fluids of the plants and animals. It is soluble in water and coagulable by heat. 3.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2013)

A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics by George L. Maddox

The most common serum biochemical measures used to diagnose malnutrition include serum albumin, transferrin, and total lymphocyte count. An overview ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Crude blood albumin is a brown amorphous lumpy material obtained by clotting slaughterhouse blood and dissolving out the albumin. The remaining darkred material is made into ground blood and marketed as a fertilizer. Blood albumin is ...

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Albumin Meaning

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Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock. (Paul D. Boyer)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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