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proteose

[proh-tee-ohs] /ˈproʊ tiˌoʊs/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a class of soluble compounds derived from proteins by the action of the gastric juices, pancreatic juices, etc.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; prote(in) + -ose2
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British Dictionary definitions for proteoses

proteose

/ˈprəʊtɪˌəʊs; -ˌəʊz/
noun
1.
(rare) any of a group of compounds formed during proteolysis that are less complex than metaproteins but more so than peptones Also called (esp US) albumose
Word Origin
C20: from protein + -ose²
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proteoses in Medicine

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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