ovalbumin

ovalbumin

[ov-al-byoo-min, oh-val-]
noun Biochemistry.
the principal protein of egg white.

Origin:
1825–35; contraction and respelling of Late Latin ovī albūmen (Latin ovī album) egg white; see ovum, albumen

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ovalbumin ov·al·bu·min (ŏv'əl-byōō'mĭn, ō'vəl-)
n.
See egg albumin.

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