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Consisting of, resembling, or containing albumen.
- ‘Sensation is not necessarily associated with nerves, but undoubtedly with certain albuminous bodies which up to now have not been more precisely determined.’
- ‘Glonoine has albuminous urine and will sometimes be found useful in acute and haemorrhagic nephritis.’
- ‘In 1827, English biochemist William Prout classified foods into four main categories: water, saccharinous, oleaginous, and albuminous (proteins).’
- ‘In my opinion, the albuminous materials were never the ferments, but the nutrients of the ferment.’
- ‘Tabular view of the morbid appearances in 100 cases connected with albuminous urine, with observations.’
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