Meaning of casein
Pronunciation: (kā'sēn, -sē-in, kā-sēn'), [key]
- a protein precipitated from milk, as by rennet, and forming the basis of cheese and certain plastics.
- an emulsion made from a solution of this precipitated protein, water, and ammonia carbonate.
- a paint in which this emulsion is used as a binder.
- a picture produced with this paint and emulsion.
- casein (Thesaurus)