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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun albumen:

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Definition of the noun albumen

What does albumen mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: albumens

  1. a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of albumen: albumin
    • more generic term: simple protein = a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
    • more specific terms:
  2. the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water

Alternative definition of the noun albumen

noun

  1. The white part of an egg; being mostly the protein albumin and water.

Group

Albumen is a musical group.

  • albums: "Lake Desolation", "Sidewalks Melt"
  • official website: albumenband.com

Music

  1. "Albumen" is the first studio album by British electronic funk band The Egg and was released in 1996.
  2. "Albumen" is a musical album of Eggnoise.
    • released in (9 years ago)

Phrases with Albumen

  1. Neverita Albumen
  2. Polinices Albumen
  3. Species Neverita Albumen
  4. Species Polinices Albumen

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Albumen

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Google previewLectures on Bright's Disease (2013)

by Robert Saundby

Serum albumen is the substance ordinarily found in albuminous urine.

Google previewChemical News (1864)

IO2 Albumen is a fluid of an alkaline reaction, soluble in water, and coagulates at 160° when undiluted, but when...

Google previewThe Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1864)

Albumen is a fluid of an alkaline reaction, soluble in water, and coagulates at 1 6o° when undiluted, but when...

Google previewThe Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1864)

(1864:July-Dec.)

Albumen is a fluid of an alkaline reaction, soluble in water, and coagulates at 1 6o° when undiluted, but when...

Google previewFarmers' Register (1838)

Albumen is a substance which has only lately been discovered in the vegetable kingdom. It abounds in the juice of the Papaw-tree ( Carica papaya : ) when the juice is boiled, the albumen falls down in a coagulated state. It is likewise found in ...

Google previewThe Farmers' Register, A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Improvement of the Practice and Support of the Interests of Agriculture (1838)

by Edmund Ruffin

Albumen is a substance which has only lately been discovered in the vegetable kingdom. It abounds in the juice of the Papaw-tree ( Cari- ca papaya : ) when the juice is boiled, the albumen tails down in a coagulated state. It is likewise found ...

Google previewOutlines of Physiology, Human and Comparative (1868)

by John Marshall

Albumen is the well-known substance which forms the white of eggs, whence its name, from albus, white. Natural albumen is soluble in water, and indeed exists largely in a state of solution in the blood of animals and man. It is then transparent ...

Google previewFirst Lines of Physiology ... Third edition, with ... additions (1844)

Solid albumen is a white, tasteless, elastic substance, insoluble in water, alcohol and oils, but readily dissolved by alkalies. It constitutes the basis of the substance of the nerves, and brain, and is contained in several of the tissues of the body, ...

Google previewThe Elements of Chemistry (1810)

by Thomas Thomson

Albumen is the term by which chemists have agreed to denote the white of egg, and all glary tasteless substances which, like it, have the property of coagulating into a white, opaque, tough, solid substance, when heated a little under the ...

Google previewThe American Dispensatory, Containing the Natural, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Medical History of the Different Substances Employed in Medicine (1827)

Together with the Operations of Pharmacy; Illustrated and Explained According to the Principles of Modern Chemistry: to which are Added, Toxicological and Other Tables; the Prescriptions for Patent Medicines, and Various Miscellaneous Preparations by John Redman Coxe

Albumen is a brittle, transparent substance, of a pale yellow colour, and glutinous taste, without smell, readily soluble in cold water, insoluble in boiling water, but softened and rendered opaque and white when thrown into it; insoluble, and ...

Google previewThe Analectic Magazine... (1817)

Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical Abstracts of New Publications

The albumen is a necessary part of the animal ...

Google previewThe Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America (2004)

Egg whites, liquid egg whites, liquid egg albumen is the food obtained from eggs of the domestic hen, broken from the shells and separated from yolks. The food may be mixed, or mixed and strained, and is pasteurized or otherwise treated ...

Google previewL.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected (2004)

Egg whites, liquid egg whites, liquid egg albumen is the food obtained from eggs of the domestic hen, broken from the shells and separated from yolks. The food may be mixed, or mixed and strained, and is pasteurized or otherwise treated ...

Google previewTitle 21 Food and Drugs Parts 100 to 169 (Revised as of April 1, 2014) (2014)

21-CFR-Vol-2 by Office of The Federal Register, Enhanced by IntraWEB, LLC

Egg whites, liquid egg whites, liquid egg albumen is the food obtained from eggs of the domestic hen, broken from the shells and separated from yolks. The food may be mixed, or mixed and strained, and is pasteurized or otherwise treated ...

Google previewThe dictionary of medical and surgical knowledge, by the editor of the 'Dictionary of useful knowledge'. (1864)

Albumen, like fibrine and caseine, is found in both the animal and vegetable kingdom, is so called from its whiteness, and is...

From this nitrogenous substance — albumen — are formed in a great degree the whole nervous system , and that ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

AlbumEN. 1579. This is the Latin name for the white of an egg, and it has been extended to all substances possessing similar properties.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

liquid form, and sufficiently pure for all ordi- liquid albumen was subjected to the action of nary purposes, being combined only with a little the voltaic pile; the result was the evolution of water and a trace of soda and saline matter. coagulated ...

Google previewThe Micrographic Dictionary (1875)

A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of the Structure and Nature of Microscopic Objects by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey

Albumen possesses no microscopic character* ; when coagulated, it appears to con- □lal of extremely fine amorphous...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

Albumen corneous. Ex. Anemone. Trollius.

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Quotes about Albumen

I am a grave poetic hen
That lays poetic eggs
And to enhance my temperament
A little quiet begs.

We make the yolk philosophy,
True beauty the albumen.
And then gum on a shell of form
To make the screed sound human. (Ezra Pound)
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Scrabble value of A1L1B3U1M3E1N1

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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