Definition of orosomucoid in US English:

orosomucoid

noun

Biochemistry Medicine
  • A plasma glycoprotein that is involved in the maintenance of normal capillary permeability, and that occurs at elevated concentrations in inflammation.

Origin

1950s. From ancient Greek ὀρός serum + -o- + mucoid.

Pronunciation

orosomucoid

/ˌɔːrə(ʊ)sə(ʊ)ˈmjuːkɔɪd/