leucosin

noun
leu·co·sin | \ ˈlükəsə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of leucosin 

: a substance believed to be a carbohydrate occurring in the form of whitish lumps as a food reserve in many yellow-green algae of the class Chrysophyceae

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History and Etymology for leucosin

International Scientific Vocabulary leucos- (from Greek leukos white) + -in

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