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serum albumin

noun
1.
Biochemistry. the principal protein of blood plasma, important in osmotic regulation of the blood and transport of metabolites.
2.
the commercial form of this substance, used in dye preparations, foodstuffs, and in medicine especially in the treatment of shock.
Origin of serum albumin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for serum albumin

serum albumin

noun
1.
a form of albumin that is the most abundant protein constituent of blood plasma See also albumin
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serum albumin in Medicine

serum albumin n.
See seralbumin.

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