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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

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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 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 previewThe Medical 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 previewThe Breeder's Gazette (1885)

A Weekly Publication Devoted ... to the Interests of Live-stock Breeders

This thirty- six per cent n0n~albuminoid is that much in addition to that contained in the hay.

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 previewLippincott's Pocket Medical Dictionary (1897)

Including the Pronunciation and Definition of Twenty Thousand of the Principal Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, Together with Many Elaborate Tables by Ryland W. Greene

from cheese, causing albuminoid decomposition. B. ter' mo. Same as Bacterium termo. B. tet' anl ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Mosby

an albuminoid substance found in.

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

albuminoid (aI-bu' -mi-noyd): 1. Having the characteristics of albumin. 2. A protein. 3. Any of a group of proteins that are not soluble in aqueous solutions and which have a structural or protective function in the body, e.g., ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Albuminoides (Sing, albuminoid) Class of heterogeneous proteins found in ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1912)

by Edward Thorpe

Since the nutritive value of food depends to a considerable extent on the albuminoid compounds contained in it, it becomes of importance from the economic point of view,to determine the quantity of such compounds in fresh green food and in ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

an albuminoid substance found in the connective fibers of reticular tissue. reticulocyte /ritik′′ yələsīt′/ [L, reticulum + Gk, kytos, cell], an immature erythrocyte characterized by ...

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