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Meaning of gliadin

gli•a•din

Pronunciation: (glī'u-din, -dn), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a prolamin derived from the gluten of grain, as wheat or rye, used chiefly as a nutrient in high-protein diets.
  2. any prolamin.
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