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The albumin contained in milk and obtained from whey.


(Biochemistry) a protein occurring in milk that contains all the amino acids essential to man. See also caseinogen
[C19: from lacto- + albumin]


(ˌlæk təlˈbyu mɪn)

the albumin of milk.
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Noun1.lactalbumin - albumin occurring in milk
albumen, albumin - a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
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Grass-fed whey, on the other hand, contains higher amounts of immune-supporting nutrients like alpha and beta lactalbumin.