AskDefine | Define proteid

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Noun

  1. A complex biomolecule predominantly made of polypeptides. Found in all living matter.
  2. Any organic material rich in proteid molecules considered a dietary source of essential amino acids.
  3. A protein.
  4. An essential nitrogen-containing component of organic matter.

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to proteins.
  2. Containing protein.
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