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albuminoid


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Albuminoid  \Al*bu"mi*noid\,  a.  [L.  albumen  +  -oid.]  (Chem.) 
  Resembling  albumin.  --  n.  One  of  a  class  of  organic 
  principles  (called  also  {proteids})  which  form  the  main  part 
  of  organized  tissues. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  albuminoid 
  n  :  a  simple  protein  found  in  horny  and  cartilaginous  tissues 
  and  in  the  lens  of  the  eye  [syn:  {scleroprotein}] 




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