from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Composed of or resembling albumin.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The albuminoids represent a class of albumins which, in contradistinction to the albumins proper, are essential components of the intercellular structures and result from the albumins, in the narrower sense of the term, through the activity of cellular elements. As a class they do not contain all the typical radicals of the pure albumins, and for this reason, nodoubt, their nutritive value is distinctly less than that of the albumins proper. They are largely found in the supporting tissues of the animal body, namely, the connective tissue, cartilage, and bone. The group comprises collagen (gelatin), elastin, spongm, fibroin, albumoid, etc. Also called
- Resembling albumen or albumin.
- noun A substance resembling albumin; proteid (which see).
- noun Also written
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Resembling albumin.
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- adjective of
- adjective like
- noun A simple
proteinof a subclass mainly derived from animal connectiveor supportive tissue
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- noun a simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye
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This is the same as the wheat gum and is called an albuminoid because it contains nitrogen and is like albumen, a substance like the white of an egg.
Gelatin, a constituent of soup and obtained from bones and connective tissue by boiling, is the best known of the albuminoid foods.
The author has used the combustion method, the albuminoid ammonia, and in some cases the oxygen process of Prof. Tidy.
Haemoxanthine: a dissolved albuminoid in the insect blood, which has both a respiratory and nutritive function.
The _albuminoid_ or _nitrogenous constituents_ will be seen to form about a sixth of the whole nib, or more than a fifth of the cocoa essence, and to their presence is due the fact that absolutely pure cocoa is such a remarkable flesh-former.
The absorption of the silver into the system is slow, as the albuminoid and chlorine combinations formed in the intestinal canal cannot be immediately dissolved again.
The albuminoid substance of milk; it forms the basis of cheese.
An albuminoid substance contained in the flesh of animals, and also produced by the coagulation of blood.
A general term for the albuminoid constitutents of the body.
They pass into a fixed and immovable state, and mostly into one as enduring as adamant; while colloidal or albuminoid matter (laboratory protoplasm) takes on no fixed forms -- only those that are ephemeral, merely transitory.