laminarin

noun

lam·​i·​nar·​in ˌlam-ə-ˈner-ən How to pronounce laminarin (audio)
: a polysaccharide that is found in various brown algae and yields only glucose on hydrolysis

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of laminarin was circa 1931

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Cite this Entry

“Laminarin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laminarin. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

laminarin

noun
lam·​i·​nar·​in ˌlam-ə-ˈner-ən, -ˈnar- How to pronounce laminarin (audio)
: a polysaccharide that is found in various brown algae and yields only glucose on hydrolysis
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