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Definition of the noun albuminoid

What does albuminoid mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: albuminoids

  1. a simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of albuminoid: scleroprotein
    • more generic term: simple protein = a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
    • more specific words:
      • collagen = a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue
      • elastin = a fibrous scleroprotein found in elastic tissues such as the walls of arteries
      • gelatine / gelatin = a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin
      • chondrin = a substance that resembles gelatin and is obtained by boiling cartilage in water
      • ceratin / keratin = a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves

Alternative definition of the noun albuminoid


  1. A simple protein of a subclass mainly derived from animal connective or supportive tissue

Definition of the adjective albuminoid

What does albuminoid mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of albumin
  2. like albumen

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for albuminoid

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Google previewCrofting Agriculture - Its Practice in the West Highlands and Islands (2013)

by F. Fraser Darling

Albuminoid means protein, and the ratio is intended to indicate the right proportion of meaty stuff to fatty and starchy stuff in a ration. It will be obvious that a young calf or a cow in full milk or a horse in heavy work will need more protein than a ...

Google previewHandbook of Invalid Cooking (2008)

by Mary Boland

The protein compounds are divided into three classes : ALBUMINOIDS, GELATINOIDS, EXTRACTIVES. Albuminoids. The most perfect type of an albuminoid is the white of egg. It is a viscous, glairy, thick fluid which occurs also in the flesh of ...

Google previewMedical Times (1904)

The albuminoid is an elevated state of the natural requirement to aid in the appearance of life, which comes by an association with the crystal, the colloid and the crystal always being present as the colloid makes the crystal subservient to it in ...

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1895)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of about 12,000 of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

Albuminoid ferment. Pathogenic Saprophytic. Pathogenic Pathogenic. f_...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1882)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Richard Quain

Albuminoid disease of the liver occurs in association with certain cachexias, especially those of constitutional syphilis, scrofula, rickets, scrofulous diseases of bones and joints, and other diseases attended with protracted suppuration.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

an albuminoid substance found in the connective fibers of reticular tissue.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

albacore albuminoid albacore [al'b3 kor'] Vertebrate Zoology, a long-finned species of tuna, Thunnus alalunga, found in tropical seas and important as a food and game fish. Albada finder Optics, a viewfinder in which bright or white markings ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

— albuminous; albuminoid...

albuminoid (aI-bu' -mi-noyd): 1. Having the characteristics of albumin. 2. A protein. 3. Any of a group of proteins that are ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

by George Milbry Gould

An albuminoid tissue, the characteristic substance in mucus, occurring also in saliva, bile, mucous tissue, synovia, err. Decomp0sed it yields leucin and tyrosin. Mu'eoeele (mum, ml", tumor). A mucus tumor or distention of the lachrymal sac.

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2016)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

an albuminoid substance which forms the principal constituent of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n albuminoid BR al'bju:m#noid, -z AM al'bjumonoid, -z albuminous BR ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3U1M3I1N1O1I1D2

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