Definition of acumentin in English:

acumentin

noun

Biochemistry
  • An actin-binding protein found in macrophage cells which binds selectively to the pointed end of microfilaments and is involved in the regulation of cell motility, now known to be identical to L-plastin.

Origin

1980s. Probably from classical Latin acūmen point + -tin.

Pronunciation:

acumentin

/akjʊˈmɛntɪn/