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any of a class of simple proteins, as keratin, gelatin, or collagen, that are insoluble in all neutral solvents; scleroprotein.
resembling albumen or .
resembling albumin
another name for scleroprotein

albuminoid al·bu·mi·noid (āl-byōō’mə-noid’)

A fibrous protein.

See scleroprotein.

Composed of or resembling albumin.


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