noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1907 any of various fibrous proteins especially from connective and skeletal tissues

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  • scleroprotein — [sklir΄ə prō′tēn΄, skler΄ə prō′tēn΄; sklir΄əprōt′ē in, skler΄əprōt′ē in] n. any of a class of fibrous animal proteins insoluble in water, including the keratins and collagens …   English World dictionary

  • scleroprotein — struktūrinis baltymas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gyvūnų organų ar audinių struktūrą ir mechanines savybes palaikantis baltymas (pvz., kolagenas, elastinas). atitikmenys: angl. scleroprotein; structural protein rus. склеропротеин;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • scleroprotein — /sklear euh proh teen, tee in/, n. Biochem. protein that is fibrous and insoluble in water, serving a protective or supportive function in the body. Also called albuminoid. [1905 10; SCLERO + PROTEIN] * * * ▪ biochemistry       any of several… …   Universalium

  • scleroprotein — noun Any of many fibrous proteins found in connective tissue etc Syn: albuminoid …   Wiktionary

  • scleroprotein — SYN: albuminoid (3). SEE ALSO: fibrous protein. * * * sclero·pro·tein .skler ō prō .tēn, prōt ē ən n any of various proteins (as collagen and keratin) that occur esp. in connective and skeletal tissues, are usu. insoluble in aqueous solvents, and …   Medical dictionary

  • scleroprotein — n. fibrous insoluble protein found in connective and skeletal tissues (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scleroprotein — [ˌsklɪərə(ʊ) prəʊti:n, ˌsklɛ ] noun Biochemistry an insoluble structural protein such as keratin, collagen, or elastin …   English new terms dictionary

  • scleroprotein — scle·ro·protein …   English syllables

  • scleroprotein — /sklɛroʊˈproʊtin/ (say skleroh prohteen), /sklɪə / (say sklear ) noun any of a group of simple proteins characterised by their insolubility …   Australian English dictionary

  • scleroprotein — n. Biochem. any insoluble structural protein. Etymology: Gk skleros hard + PROTEIN …   Useful english dictionary

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