One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of a class of polypeptides (proteoses) formed by the partial digestion of a protein or (specifically) of an albumin.
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).
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