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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·bu·men /ælˈbjumən; ˈælˌbju, bjə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 al·bu·men /ælˈbjumən; ˈælˌbju, bjə-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·bu·men n.
 1. The white of an egg.
 2. Bot. Nourishing matter stored up within the integuments of the seed in many plants, but not incorporated in the embryo. It is the floury part in corn, wheat, and like grains, the oily part in poppy seeds, the fleshy part in the cocoanut, etc.
 3. Chem. Same as Albumin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues
           and liquids [syn: albumin]
      2: the white of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous
         substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of
         albumin dissolved in water [syn: egg white, ovalbumin]