• Definition for "conchiolin"
    • A protein substance that is the organic foundation…
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conchiolin definition

  • noun:
    • A protein substance that is the organic foundation of mollusk shells.
    • Any of a group of proteins which, along with polysaccharides and calcium carbonate, makes up the shells of molluscs
    • The natural residuum of a shell left after removal of the carbonate of lime by acids. Additionally conchyolin.
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