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gliadin


gliadin


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gliadin  \Gli"a*din\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  glue:  cf  F.  gliadine.]  (Chem.) 
  Vegetable  glue  or  gelatin;  glutin.  It  is  one  of  the 
  constituents  of  wheat  gluten,  and  is  a  tough,  amorphous 
  substance,  which  resembles  animal  glue  or  gelatin.