Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of collagen isolated from shark fins

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An albuminoid belonging to the skeletins, found in certain cartilaginous structures of a shark (Mustelus lævis).

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Both genes code for proteins that make up a complex collagen-like structure called elastoidin, which is found in actinotrichia.

    Scientific American

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.