amylopectin

noun
am·y·lo·pec·tin | \ˌa-mə-lō-ˈpek-tən \

Definition of amylopectin 

: a component of starch that has a high molecular weight and branched structure and does not tend to gel in aqueous solutions

First Known Use of amylopectin

1905, in the meaning defined above

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amylopectin

noun
am·y·lo·pec·tin | \ˌam-ə-lō-ˈpek-tən \

Medical Definition of amylopectin 

: a component of starch that has a high molecular weight and branched structure and does not tend to gel in aqueous solutions

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