aleurone

noun al·eu·rone \ ˈal-yə-ˌrōn \

Definition of aleurone

: 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


Medical Dictionary

aleurone

noun al·eu·rone \ ˈal-yə-ˌrōn \

medical Definition of aleurone

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

aleuronic

play \ˌal-yə-ˈrän-ik\ adjective

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