beta-glucan

noun beta-glu·can \ -ˈglü-ˌkan , -kən \

Definition of beta-glucan

: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

medical Definition of beta-glucan

: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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