- noun a common protein, soluble in water and found in plant and animal tissue and digested in the intestine
- A mixture of water soluble proteins found in egg white, blood and other foods. Like all proteins, these denature and coagulate when heated or treated with various chemicals e.g. alcohol.
- a water-soluble protein found in egg white, used in fining to clarify red wines after barrel-ageing to help remove excessive tannins