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

 glu·ten /ˈglutṇ/

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

 glu·ten /ˈglutṇ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glu·ten n.  Chem. The viscid, tenacious substance which gives adhesiveness to dough.
 Note:Gluten is a complex and variable mixture of glutin or gliadin, vegetable fibrin, vegetable casein, oily material, etc., and is a very nutritious element of food. It may be separated from the flour of grain by subjecting this to a current of water, the starch and other soluble matters being thus washed out.
 Gluten bread, bread containing a large proportion of gluten; -- used in cases of diabetes.
 Gluten casein Chem., a vegetable proteid found in the seeds of grasses, and extracted as a dark, amorphous, earthy mass.
 Gluten fibrin Chem., a vegetable proteid found in the cereal grains, and extracted as an amorphous, brownish yellow substance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a protein substance that remains when starch is removed from
          cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough