Definition of paracasein in English:

paracasein

noun

US
Biochemistry
  • The form of casein produced when the protein in milk is coagulated by rennin, and consisting of phosphoproteins (usually bonded to calcium ions).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From para- + casein, probably after either German Paracaseïn or Swedish parakasein.

Pronunciation

paracasein

/ˌparəˈkeɪsɪɪn//ˌparəˈkeɪsiːn/