Sericin meaning

sĕrĭ-sĭn
A water-soluble glycoprotein that binds the two fibroin filaments of a silk fibre.
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A viscous gelatinous protein that forms on the surface of raw-silk fibers.
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A resinous, amorphous substance that bonds the two gossamer filaments in a raw silk fiber.
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A viscous gelatinous protein that forms on the surface of raw-silk fibers.
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Origin of sericin

  • Latin sēricus silken serge1 –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition