Definition of albuminous in English:


Syllabification: al·bu·mi·nous
Pronunciation: /alˈbyo͞omənəs


  • Consisting of, resembling, or containing albumen.
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    • In 1827, English biochemist William Prout classified foods into four main categories: water, saccharinous, oleaginous, and albuminous (proteins).
    • In my opinion, the albuminous materials were never the ferments, but the nutrients of the ferment.
    • Glonoine has albuminous urine and will sometimes be found useful in acute and haemorrhagic nephritis.

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