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Glossary

Glossary

The glossary aids you in understanding the specialized terms in relation to cow’s milk allergy and other food allergies. Start by typing in the search box or use the alphabetical index to find what you are looking for.

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Protein

Definition

One of three major classes of food or source of food energy abundant in meat, fish, eggs, milk, dairy products, and some vegetables, such as legumes. Biochemically seen, proteins are composed of one or more long chains of amino acids, in which the amino acid groups are held together by peptide bonds.

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