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nonprotein(nŏn-prō′tēn) [L. non, not, + Gr. protos, first]
Any substance not derived from protein.
body constituents other than proteins.
calories provided by carbohydrates or lipids.
the nitrogenous constituents of the blood exclusive of the protein bodies; abbreviated NPN. Measurement of NPN is used as a test of renal function. See also nonprotein nitrogen.