Definition of Albuminoid

1. Noun. A simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye.

Exact synonyms: Scleroprotein
Specialized synonyms: Collagen, Elastin, Gelatin, Gelatine, Chondrin, Ceratin, Keratin
Generic synonyms: Simple Protein



Definition of Albuminoid

1. a. Resembling albumin.

Definition of Albuminoid

1. Adjective. of albumin ¹

2. Adjective. like albumen ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Albuminoid

1. Resembling albumin. One of a class of organic principles (called also proteids) which form the main part of organised tissues. Origin: L. Albumen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Albuminoid

albuminate
albuminates
albuminaturia
albuminemia
albuminiferous
albuminimeter
albuminimeters
albuminin
albuminiparous
albuminised iron
albuminization
albuminize
albuminocholia
albuminocytologic dissociation
albuminogenous
albuminoid (current term)
albuminoidal
albuminolysis
albuminoptysis
albuminorrhoea
albuminose
albuminoses
albuminous
albuminous cell
albuminous degeneration
albuminous gland
albuminous swelling
albuminousness
albumins
albuminuria

Literary usage of Albuminoid

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1. The Analyst (1877)
"The same sample, on September 13th, after eight months, only contained — Free Ammonia albuminoid Ammonia 0.0012 0.0292 that is to say, the free ammonia had ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"B, formation of albuminoid ammonia, 1 = 1. ... J>. distillation of albuminoid ammonia; from curve B. d, d, d, ... E, albuminoid ammonia in the retort. ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"I. THE albuminoid GROUP. (1446) It has been already stated that the more important of this group are albumen, fibrin, casein, and legumin, it comprises ..."

4. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1884)
"From December to July the total amount of organic matter removed by evaporation was 42.76 per cent; amount in suspension, 93.08; total amount by albuminoid ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"CHANGE OF WAXES-SOLUBLE NITRATES TO albuminoid NITROGEN. ... This accumulation of the (probably) albuminoid nitrogen would very possibly be of use to plants ..."

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