laminarin

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noun lam·i·nar·in \ˌlam-ə-ˈner-ən\

Definition of laminarin

  1. :  a polysaccharide that is found in various brown algae and yields only glucose on hydrolysis

Origin and Etymology of laminarin

International Scientific Vocabulary laminar- (from New Latin Laminaria) + 1-in


First Known Use: circa 1931


Medical Dictionary

laminarin

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noun lam·i·nar·in \ˌlam-ə-ˈner-ən, -ˈnar-\

Medical Definition of laminarin

  1. :  a polysaccharide that is found in various brown algae and yields only glucose on hydrolysis


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