proteids
Albuminoid Al*bu"mi*noid, a. [L. albumen + -oid.] (Chem.) Resembling albumin. -- n. One of a class of organic principles (called also {proteids}) which form the main part of organized tissues. --Brunton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Proteose — Pro te*ose , n. [Proteid + ose.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a class of soluble products formed in the digestion of proteids with gastric and pancreatic juice, and also by the hydrolytic action of boiling dilute acids on proteids. Proteoses are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Albuminoid — Al*bu mi*noid, a. [L. albumen + oid.] (Chem.) Resembling albumin. n. One of a class of organic principles (called also {proteids}) which form the main part of organized tissues. Brunton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assimilation — Photosynthesis Pho to*syn the*sis, n. (Plant Physiol.) The process of constructive metabolism by which carbohydrates are formed from water vapor and the carbon dioxide of the air in the chlorophyll containing tissues of plants exposed to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Defensive proteid — Proteid Pro te*id, n. [Gr. prw^tos first.] (Physiol. Chem.) an older, imprecise term replaced by {{protein}}. Note: Defined in the 1913 Webster as One of a class of amorphous nitrogenous principles, containing, as a rule, a small amount of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Food — Food, n. [OE. fode, AS. f[=o]da; akin to Icel. f[ae][eth]a, f[ae][eth]i, Sw. f[ o]da, Dan. & LG. f[ o]de, OHG. fatunga, Gr. patei^sthai to eat, and perh. to Skr. p[=a] to protect, L. pascere to feed, pasture, pabulum food, E. pasture. [root]75.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Food vacuole — Food Food, n. [OE. fode, AS. f[=o]da; akin to Icel. f[ae][eth]a, f[ae][eth]i, Sw. f[ o]da, Dan. & LG. f[ o]de, OHG. fatunga, Gr. patei^sthai to eat, and perh. to Skr. p[=a] to protect, L. pascere to feed, pasture, pabulum food, E. pasture.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Food yolk — Food Food, n. [OE. fode, AS. f[=o]da; akin to Icel. f[ae][eth]a, f[ae][eth]i, Sw. f[ o]da, Dan. & LG. f[ o]de, OHG. fatunga, Gr. patei^sthai to eat, and perh. to Skr. p[=a] to protect, L. pascere to feed, pasture, pabulum food, E. pasture.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ine — (?; 104). 1. (Chem.) A suffix, indicating that those substances of whose names it is a part are basic, in their nature, i.e. contain a basic nitrogen group. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: All organic bases, and basic substances (especially nitrogenous …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morphotic — Mor*phot ic, a. [Gr. ? fit for forming.] (Physiol.) Connected with, or becoming an integral part of, a living unit or of the morphological framework; as, morphotic, or tissue, proteids. Foster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parapeptone — Par a*pep tone, n. [Pref. para + peptone.] (Phisiol. Chem.) A proteinaceous body formed in small quantity by the peptic digestion of proteids. It can be converted into peptone by pancreatic juice, but not by gastric juice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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