Meaning of albumin

al•bu•min

Pronunciation: (al-by'mun), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of a class of simple, sulfur-containing, water-soluble proteins that coagulate when heated, occurring in egg white, milk, blood, and other animal and vegetable tissues and secretions.
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