proteid

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

proteid (plural proteids)

  1. (biochemistry) A complex biomolecule predominantly made of polypeptides. Found in all living matter.
  2. Any organic material rich in proteid molecules considered a dietary source of essential amino acids.
  3. (obsolete) A protein.
  4. (obsolete) An essential nitrogen-containing component of organic matter.

Adjective[edit]

proteid (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to proteins.
  2. Containing protein.

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