Definition of albumose in English:

albumose

noun

Biochemistry
historical
  • Any of a class of polypeptides (proteoses) formed by the partial digestion of a protein or (specifically) of an albumin.

Origin

Late 19th century. From German Albumose from Album- (in Albumin) + -ose. Earlier in English in prefixed forms denoting distinct types, as anti-albumose and hemialbumose (reflecting coinages in Kühne's 1877 paper).

Pronunciation

albumose

/ˈalbjʊməʊz//ˈalbjʊməʊs/