laminarin

noun
lam·​i·​nar·​in | \ ˌlam-ə-ˈner-ən How to pronounce laminarin (audio) \

Definition of laminarin

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

First Known Use of laminarin

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laminarin

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

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The first known use of laminarin was circa 1931

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“Laminarin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laminarin. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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laminarin

noun
lam·​i·​nar·​in | \ ˌlam-ə-ˈner-ən, -ˈnar- How to pronounce laminarin (audio) \

Medical Definition of laminarin

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

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