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

  • n. Any of various water-soluble compounds that are produced during digestion by the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mixture of peptides produced by the hydrolysis of proteins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a class of soluble products formed in the digestion of proteids with gastric and pancreatic juice, and also by the hydrolytic action of boiling dilute acids on proteids. Proteoses are divided into the two groups, the primary and secondary proteoses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An albumose which is derived from the albumins proper. See albumose.


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