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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The white part of an egg; A simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids.

Usage examples (31)
  • The yolk is than coated with a protein containing substance called albumen or egg white.
  • The substance in meat called albumen becomes tougher and more indigestible, the higher the temperature to which it is subjected reaches beyond a certain point.
  • The red colour will disappear, and the albumen which is dissolved in the juice will coagulate and become plainly visible.
  • 1. Which part of an egg is known as the "albumen"? for more
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  • The "albumen" (egg white) contains "albumin" (a plant and animal protein).
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