Protein

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Etymology[edit]

Suggested by Berzelius in a letter to Mulder, from Ancient Greek πρωτεῖος (prōteîos, primary), from πρῶτος (prôtos, first), with a suffix derived from Latin -īnus.

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Noun[edit]

Protein n (genitive Proteins, plural Proteine)

  1. (biochemistry, nutrition) protein
    Synonym: Eiweiß

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