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incomplete protein

noun

any protein lacking one or more essential amino acids in correct proportions as necessary for good nutrition and health, true of many plant foods; also called partial protein

See partial protein

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  • (d) Show how the incomplete protein foods may be made adequate for growth.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit

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