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Definition 1: any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes - [noun denoting substance]

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  • a diet high in protein

(protein is a kind of ...) any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals

(... is a kind of protein ) the outer covering of protein surrounding the nucleic acid of a virus

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein that is involved in cell differentiation and growth

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein in plasma that binds free hemoglobin and removes it (as from wounds)

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein that contains iodine

(... is a kind of protein ) any of several substances found in the nuclei of all living cells; consists of a protein bound to a nucleic acid

(... is a kind of protein ) retinal protein formed by the action of light on rhodopsin

(... is a kind of protein ) containing chemically bound phosphoric acid

(... is a kind of protein ) any of the proteins in blood plasma

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland; PSA is produced for the ejaculate where it liquifies the semen and allows sperm cells to swim freely; elevated levels of PSA in blood serum are associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer

(... is a kind of protein ) the full complement of proteins produced by a particular genome

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed

(... is a kind of protein ) any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein containing 20% iron that is found in the intestines and liver and spleen; it is one of the chief forms in which iron is stored in the body

(... is a kind of protein ) the main protein of the keratohyalin granules

"the specific target of the immune response in rheumatoid arthritis is filaggrin"

(... is a kind of protein ) a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough

(... is a kind of protein ) any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein derived from recombinant DNA

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein complex in muscle fibers; composed of myosin and actin; shortens when stimulated and causes muscle contractions

(... is a kind of protein ) granular protein in outermost layer of endosperm of many seeds or cereal grains

(... is a kind of protein ) (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein that combines with a coenzyme to form an active enzyme

(... is a kind of protein ) a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances

(... is a kind of protein ) any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

(protein is made of the substance ...) a peptide containing 10 to more than 100 amino acids

(protein is made of the substance ...) organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group

"proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"

(... is made of the substance protein) oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

(... is made of the substance protein) the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)

(... is made of the substance protein) the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

(... is made of the substance protein) a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

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