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

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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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