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lec·i·tho·pro·tein 'les-ə-thō-'prō-.tēn, -'prōt-ē-ən n any of a class of compounds of lecithin or other phosphatide with protein

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lec·i·tho·pro·tein (les″ĭ-tho-proґtēn) a compound of the protein molecule with a molecule of lecithin; lecithoproteins occur in all cells.

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  • lecithoprotein — |lesə(ˌ)thō+ noun Etymology: lecith + protein : any of a class of compounds of lecithin or other phosphatide with protein …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lecith- — combining form or lecitho Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek lekith , lekitho from lekithos, probably of non Indo European origin : yolk of an egg lecithin lecithoprotein …   Useful english dictionary

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