Gluten fibrin
Gluten Glu"ten, n. [L., glue: cf. F. gluten. See {Glue}.] (Chem.) The viscid, tenacious substance which gives adhesiveness to dough. [1913 Webster]

Note: Gluten is a complex and variable mixture of glutin or gliadin, vegetable fibrin, vegetable casein, oily material, etc., and is a very nutritious element of food. It may be separated from the flour of grain by subjecting this to a current of water, the starch and other soluble matters being thus washed out. [1913 Webster]

{Gluten bread}, bread containing a large proportion of gluten; -- used in cases of diabetes.

{Gluten casein} (Chem.), a vegetable proteid found in the seeds of grasses, and extracted as a dark, amorphous, earthy mass.

{Gluten fibrin} (Chem.), a vegetable proteid found in the cereal grains, and extracted as an amorphous, brownish yellow substance. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gluten — Glu ten, n. [L., glue: cf. F. gluten. See {Glue}.] (Chem.) The viscid, tenacious substance which gives adhesiveness to dough. [1913 Webster] Note: Gluten is a complex and variable mixture of glutin or gliadin, vegetable fibrin, vegetable casein,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gluten bread — Gluten Glu ten, n. [L., glue: cf. F. gluten. See {Glue}.] (Chem.) The viscid, tenacious substance which gives adhesiveness to dough. [1913 Webster] Note: Gluten is a complex and variable mixture of glutin or gliadin, vegetable fibrin, vegetable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gluten casein — Gluten Glu ten, n. [L., glue: cf. F. gluten. See {Glue}.] (Chem.) The viscid, tenacious substance which gives adhesiveness to dough. [1913 Webster] Note: Gluten is a complex and variable mixture of glutin or gliadin, vegetable fibrin, vegetable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gluten — 1630s, any sticky substance, from M.Fr. gluten (16c.) or directly from L. gluten glue (see GLUE (Cf. glue)). Used 16c. 19c. for the part of animal tissue now called FIBRIN (Cf. fibrin); used since 1803 of the nitrogenous part of the flour of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • fibrin — fibrinous, adj. /fuy brin/, n. 1. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin in the presence of calcium ions. 2. Bot. a fibrinlike substance found in some plants; gluten. [1790 1800;… …   Universalium

  • gluten casein — Zymome y mome, n. [Gr. ? a fermented mixture.] (Old Chem.) A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; now called {vegetable fibrin}, {vegetable albumin}, or {gluten casein}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fibrin — fi•brin [[t]ˈfaɪ brɪn[/t]] n. 1) biochem. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin 2) bot gluten • Etymology: 1790–1800; fib(e)r+ in I fi′brin•ous, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • fibrin — /ˈfaɪbrən/ (say fuybruhn) noun 1. Biochemistry, Physiology a white, rough, fibrous protein, formed in the clotting of blood. 2. Botany a similar substance found in some plants; gluten. {fibr + in2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vegetable fibrin — Zymome y mome, n. [Gr. ? a fermented mixture.] (Old Chem.) A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; now called {vegetable fibrin}, {vegetable albumin}, or {gluten casein}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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