albumose etymology

English word albumose comes from Proto-Indo-European *álbʰos, Latin -men (Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.)

Detailed word origin of albumose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*álbʰos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-men Latin (lat) Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.
*alβos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) White.
albus Latin (lat) (figuratively) favorable, fortunate, auspicious, propitious. Clear, bright. Pale, fair, gray, hoary. White (without lustre).
albumen Latin (lat) Albumen; the white of an egg.
albumen English (eng) The white part of an egg; being mostly the protein albumin and water.
albumin English (eng) (protein) Any of a class of monomeric proteins that are soluble in water, and are coagulated by heat; they occur in egg white, milk etc; they function as carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones and play a role in stabilizing extracellular fluid volume.
albumose English (eng) Any of a class of polypeptides formed by digestion of protein; proteose.

Words with the same origin as albumose

Descendants of *álbʰos
Descendants of -men
Ancien Régime Obamanation TEA-TEB abdomen abomination acumen albumin albuminuria alum aluminium alumroot discrimination flume foramen hyperalbuminemia leaven lien omen ominous realm regime specimen strammel tantalum aluminide volume