aleurone

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noun al·eu·rone \ˈal-yə-ˌrōn\

Definition of aleurone

  1. :  protein matter in the form of minute granules or grains occurring in seeds in endosperm or in a special peripheral layer

Origin and Etymology of aleurone

German Aleuron, from Greek, flour; akin to Armenian ałam I grind


First Known Use: 1858


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aleurone

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noun al·eu·rone \ˈal-yə-ˌrōn\

Medical Definition of aleurone

  1. :  protein matter in the form of minute granules or grains occurring in seeds in endosperm or in a special peripheral layer

aleuronic

\ˌal-yə-ˈrän-ik\play adjective

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