noun Biochemistry.
the simple protein of milk, obtained from whey, used in the preparation of certain foods and in adhesives and varnishes.

1880–85; lact- + albumin Unabridged
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lactalbumin (lækˈtælbjʊmɪn)
See also caseinogen a protein occurring in milk that contains all the amino acids essential to man
[C19: from lacto- + albumin]

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lactalbumin lac·tal·bu·min (lāk'tāl-byōō'mĭn)
The albumin contained in milk and obtained from whey.

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