Definition of ovomucin in English:

ovomucin

noun

Biochemistry
  • A water-insoluble proteoglycan found in egg white. Also called ovomucoid β.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ovo- + mucin. Compare slightly earlier ovomucoid.

Pronunciation

ovomucin

/ˌəʊvə(ʊ)ˈmjuːsɪn/