albumina

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

albumina pl

  1. plural form of albumen
    • 1847: George Luxford & Edward Newman, The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany, p980
      3rd. The confluence of the albumina of several sacks into one albumen.
    • 1853: A COLLABORATIVE WORK — AUTHORSHIP UNCERTAIN, The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal: Exhibiting a Concise View of the Latest and Most Important Discoveries in Medicine, Surgery, and Pharmacy, page 408
      1. In the same manner as there exists an Anaemia, from diminution of the proportion of blood-globules, we ought equally to admit a peculiar pathological state, distinguished by lowering of the number of albumina in the serum.
    • 1983: Dr. Patrick Frank of the Weizmann Institute in Rehovoth (Israel), the Jerusalem Post, 13th day of June edition; quoted in:
    • 1999: A J Vroman, On God, Space, and Time, p125
      “A sound theory about the origin of man has to explain how an antibody specially composed to react on an albumen of a certain species also reacts on similar albumina of closely related animals and that the intensity of the reaction gradually decreases in creatures which differ more and more from these animals.”

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Finnish[edit]

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albumina

  1. Essive singular form of albumi.

Italian[edit]

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albumina f (plural albumine)

  1. (biochemistry) albumin

Latin[edit]

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albūmina

  1. nominative plural of albūmen
  2. accusative plural of albūmen
  3. vocative plural of albūmen

Portuguese[edit]

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albumina f (plural albuminas)

  1. (organic chemistry) albumin (one of a class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water)