Albumin

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Medical Definition of Albumin

Albumin: The main protein in human blood and the key to regulating the osmotic pressure of blood. Chemically, albumin is soluble in water, precipitated by acid, and coagulated by heat.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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