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Definition of “protein” - Learner’s Dictionary

protein

noun [U]     /ˈprəʊtiːn/
food such as meat, cheese, fish, or eggs that is necessary for the body to grow and be strongBiochemistryDiets and dietingSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
Translations of “protein”
in Arabic بروتين…
in Korean 단백질…
in Malaysian protein…
in French protéine…
in Turkish protein…
in Italian proteina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋白質…
in Russian белок, протеин…
in Polish białko, proteina…
in Vietnamese chất đạm protein…
in Spanish proteína…
in Portuguese proteína…
in Thai โปรตีน…
in German das Protein…
in Catalan proteïna…
in Japanese たんぱく質…
in Indonesian protein…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋白质…
(Definition of protein from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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