beta–glucan

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noun beta–glu·can \-ˈglü-ˌkan, -kən\

Definition of beta–glucan

  1. :  any of several polysaccharides consisting of glucose units and including one found in endosperm cell walls of cereal grains (such as barley and oats)

First Known Use of beta–glucan

1966


Medical Dictionary

beta–glucan

noun beta–glu·can

Medical Definition of beta–glucan

  1. :  any of several polysaccharides consisting of glucose units and including one found in endosperm cell walls of cereal grains (as barley and oats)


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