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proteid (plural proteids)
- (biochemistry) A complex biomolecule predominantly made of polypeptides. Found in all living matter.
- Any organic material rich in proteid molecules considered a dietary source of essential amino acids.
- (obsolete) A protein.
- (obsolete) An essential nitrogen-containing component of organic matter.
proteid (not comparable)