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Definition of "albuminoid" [al•bu•mi•noid]

  • See scleroprotein. (noun)
  • Composed of or resembling albumin. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "albuminoid" in a sentence
  • "An albuminoid substance contained in the flesh of animals, and also produced by the coagulation of blood."
  • "The albuminoid substance of milk; it forms the basis of cheese."
  • "A general term for the albuminoid constitutents of the body."