paramylum


par·am·y·lum

noun \ˌpa-ˈra-mə-ləm\

Definition of PARAMYLUM

:  a reserve carbohydrate that is found in various protozoans and algae and resembles starch

Origin of PARAMYLUM

New Latin, from para- + Latin amylum starch — more at amyl-
First Known Use: 1897

par·am·y·lum

noun \(ˈ)pa(ə)r-ˈam-ə-ləm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARAMYLUM

: a reserve carbohydrate of various protozoans and algae that resembles starch

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