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  • noun Plural form of albumen.


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  • In so doing he also touches upon Haeckel's carbon-hypothesis, to which the latter still clings, and says: "That from the properties of carbon, combined with the properties of oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, etc., in certain proportions albumen should result, is a process which in its essence is as incomprehensible as that a living cell should arise from a certain organization of different albumina."

    At the Deathbed of Darwinism A Series of Papers


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  • the text example implies this is the plural of 'albumen'--can anyone corroborate?

    December 9, 2009