conchiolin

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con·chi·o·lin

 (kŏng-kī′ə-lĭn, kŏn-)
n.
A protein substance that is the organic basis of mollusk shells.

[conch + -ol + -in.]

conchiolin

(kɒŋˈkaɪəlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a fibrous insoluble protein that forms the basic structure of the shells of molluscs. Formula: C30H48O11N9
[C19: from conch; see -in]
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