Medical Dictionary

starch

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starch

noun \ˈstärch\

Definition of STARCH

:  a white odorless tasteless granular or powdery complex carbohydrate (C6H10O5)x that is the chief storage form of carbohydrate in plants, is an important foodstuff, has demulcent and absorbent properties, and is used in pharmacy especially as a dusting powder and as a constituent of ointments and pastes
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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