Hem`i*pro"te*in\, n. [Hemi- + protein.] (Physiol. Chem.) An insoluble, proteid substance, described by Sch["u]tzenberger, formed when albumin is heated for some time with dilute sulphuric acid. It is apparently identical with antialbumid and dyspeptone.
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