Proximate principle

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(Physiol. Chem.) one of a class of bodies existing ready formed in animal and vegetable tissues, and separable by chemical analysis, as albumin, sugar, collagen, fat, etc.

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Samples of feeds, residues and faeces were milled to pass through a 1 mm sieve and analyzed for proximate principles following the methods of the AO AC [9] to determine DM by oven drying method (934.
Proximate principles, Fibre fraction and Mineral content of Black gram husk (Vigna mungo).
It is really distinct from the faculties that flow from it as proximate principles of operation.