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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a family of glycoproteins that are located in basement membranes, provide structural support, and promote cell growth and regeneration.

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  • noun biochemistry Any of a class of glycoproteins found in the basement membranes of most animal tissue

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[lamin(a) + –in.]

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