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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.
enteritidis in albumen will be studied and quantified using a statistical and mathematical model.
When South African-born, New York-based photographer Gary Schneider began making portraits of friends and acquaintances in 1989, he took as his model Julia Margaret Cameron's soulful, sepia-toned albumen prints and other nineteenth-century photographs that required sitters to remain still for up to eight minutes while the open lens absorbed their image.
Egg quality parameters were shape index, shell strength, shell thickness, albumen index, yolk index, yolk color (Yolk Colour Fan, the CIE standard colorimetric system, F.
The sperm is filtered by swimming through layers of liquid albumen.
From a gelatine glass negative, an albumen glass negative or a gelatine film negative you will get completely different prints," says Angela.
Indeed there is a curious combination of scientificity and esthetic idealization in such selenographic landmarks as Lewis Morris Rutherford's gorgeous albumen prints (produced from images taken at his private observatory in New York City in the 1860s and '70s) on which he noted the latitude and longitude of the section shown, as well as the time the photograph was taken, and James H.
Output and Demand of Purified Albumen or Polysaccharide Vaccines
HU were calculated from the records of egg weight and albumen height using the formula: HU = 100 log10 (H - 1.