Definition of scleroprotein in English:

scleroprotein

noun

Biochemistry
  • An insoluble structural protein such as keratin, collagen, or elastin.

    • ‘Sponges have an internal skeleton composed of needle-like elements called spicules, which can be composed of calcium carbonate, opaline silica, or fibres of the scleroprotein spongin.’

Pronunciation:

scleroprotein

/ˌsklɪərə(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn//ˌsklɛrə(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn/