adjective Date: 1926 not being or derived from protein <
the nonprotein part of an enzyme
nonprotein nitrogen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nonprotein — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonprotein — non·pro·tein nän prō .tēn, prōt ē ən adj not being or derived from protein <the nonprotein part of an enzyme> …   Medical dictionary

  • nonprotein — (ˈ) ̷ ̷ at non + noun Usage: often attributive 1. : a substance that is not a protein compare prosthetic 2. : any or the sum of all of the plant or animal nitrogenous constituents (as asparagine of plants or urea and uric acid of urine or various …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonprotein — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonprotein — 1. adjective Having a source other than protein. 2. noun That which is not a protein …   Wiktionary

  • nonprotein — n. that which is not protein …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonprotein — non·protein …   English syllables

  • nonprotein nitrogen — the nitrogenous constituents of the blood exclusive of the protein bodies. It consists of the nitrogen of urea, uric acid, creatine, creatinine, amino acids, polypeptides, and an undetermined part known as rest nitrogen …   Medical dictionary

  • NPSH — nonprotein sulfhydryl [group] …   Medical dictionary

  • NPSH — • nonprotein sulfhydryl [group] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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