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English definition of “protein”

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
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