Synonyms for protein

Synonyms for (noun) protein

Synonyms: protein

Definition: any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes

Usage: a diet high in protein

Similar words: macromolecule, supermolecule

Definition: any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals