proteose

proteose

[proh-tee-ohs]
noun Biochemistry.
any of a class of soluble compounds derived from proteins by the action of the gastric juices, pancreatic juices, etc.

Origin:
1885–90; prote(in) + -ose2

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proteose (ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊs, -ˌəʊz)
 
n
rare Also called (esp US): albumose any of a group of compounds formed during proteolysis that are less complex than metaproteins but more so than peptones
 
[C20: from protein + -ose²]

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proteose pro·te·ose (prō'tē-ōs', -ōz')
n.
Any of various water-soluble compounds that are produced during digestion by the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins.

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