Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An albumose derived from gelatin by boiling for thirty hours in feebly acid solution. Insoluble in 70–80 per cent. alcohol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A peptonelike body, insoluble in alcohol, formed by boiling collagen or gelatin for a long time in water. Hemicollin, a like body, is also formed at the same time, and differs from semiglutin by being partly soluble in alcohol.

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  • noun biochemistry A peptone-like body, insoluble in alcohol, formed by boiling collagen or gelatin for a long time in water.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ glutin?

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