Galactin definitions

(chemistry) An amorphous, gelatinous substance containing nitrogen, found in milk and other animal fluids. It resembles peptone, and is variously regarded as a coagulating or emulsifying agent.
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A white waxy substance found in the sap of the South American cow tree (Galactodendron).
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An amorphous, gummy carbohydrate resembling gelose, found in the seeds of leguminous plants, and yielding on decomposition several sugars, including galactose.
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Origin of galactin

Ancient Greek milk. Compare lactin.