albumin

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albumin (plural albumins)

  1. (organic chemistry) A class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water, and are coagulated by heat; they occur in egg white, milk etc; they function as carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones and play a role in stabilizing extracellular fluid volume.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French albumine, from Latin albūmen (egg white), from albus (white).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /albumiːn/, [alb̥uˈmiːˀn]

Noun[edit]

albumin n (singular definite albuminet, plural indefinite albuminer)

  1. (physiology, organic chemistry) albumin

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See also[edit]

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albumin

  1. Genitive singular form of albumi.