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al·bu·men

 (ăl-byo͞o′mən)
n.
1. The white of an egg, which consists mainly of albumin dissolved in water.
2. See albumin.

[Latin albūmen, from albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

albumen

(ˈælbjʊmɪn; -mɛn)
n
1. (Zoology) the white of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance, mostly an albumin, that surrounds the yolk
2. (Botany) a rare name for endosperm
3. (Biochemistry) a variant spelling of albumin
[C16: from Latin: white of an egg, from albus white]

al•bu•men

(ælˈbyu mən)

n.
1. the white of an egg.
2. the nutritive matter around the embryo in a seed.
[1590–1600; < Late Latin albūmen, derivative of Latin albus white]

al·bu·men

(ăl-byo͞o′mən)
The white of the egg of certain animals, especially birds and reptiles, consisting mostly of the protein albumin. The albumen supplies water to the growing embryo and also cushions it.

albumen

, albumin - Albumen is the white of an egg, from Latin albus, "white"; albumin is a protein within the albumen.
See also related terms for protein.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.albumen - a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
ricin, ricin toxin - a toxic protein extracted from castor beans; used as a chemical reagent; can be used as a bioweapon; "one milligram of ricin can kill an adult"
lactalbumin - albumin occurring in milk
serum albumin - albumin occurring in blood serum; serves to maintain the somatic pressure of the blood
simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
2.albumen - the white part of an eggalbumen - the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water; "she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"
fixings, ingredient - food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"
eggs, egg - oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
Translations
bílek
munanvalkuainenvalkuainen
bjelanjak
tojásfehérje
beljak
äggvitavita

albumen

albumin [ˈælbjʊmɪn] N (= egg white) → clara f de huevo (Bot) → albumen m (Chem) → albúmina f

albumen

albumin [ˈælbjʊmɪn] n [egg] → albumen m

albumen

nAlbumin nt

albumen

[ˈælbjʊmɪn] nalbume m
References in classic literature ?
They had curled-hair works for the cattle tails, and a "wool pullery" for the sheepskins; they made pepsin from the stomachs of the pigs, and albumen from the blood, and violin strings from the ill-smelling entrails.
Again in another work he says, the genera of the Connaraceae 'differ in having one or more ovaria, in the existence or absence of albumen, in the imbricate or valvular aestivation.
The objective of USDA-ARS scientists was to determine if radio frequency (RF) energy can be used to reduce the time required to pasteurize shell eggs without causing damage to the heat-sensitive albumen.
In the last two days of each period, four eggs from each plot were taken at random to evaluate egg quality, in which we analyzed egg weight (g), albumen weight (%), yolk weight (%), albumen height (mm), yolk height (mm), shell thickness ([micro]m) and specific gravity (g [cm.
Internal quality defects, such as yolk mottling, yolk and albumen discoloration, rotting, a watery albumen, and the presence of blood and meat spots, occur in the yolk and albumen, and external quality defects are determined by the shape, cleanliness, integrity, texture, and soundness of shells [4].
That happens because the heat has to go through the egg white, or albumen, before it reaches the more heat-tolerant, nutrient-rich yolk, where Salmonella bacteria like to grow.
Eggs were broken on a flat glass surface for thick and height albumen and yolk.
Eggs quality was assessed in the last three days of each trial period, where three eggs per day from each experimental repetition were randomly selected for determination of yolk, albumen and peeling (%), yolk height with and without albumen (mm), yolk diameter with and without albumen (mm) and Haugh unit through the formula UH=100log (H+7.
Females were classified with imposex observing the ovarian, albumen, ingestive and capsule glands, vagina, vas deferens, pseudopenis and penis duct of males and females.
The book also contains 63 albumen photographs, 62 photographs of objects in the collection and a photograph of a map of Cyprus.