leucosin

noun leu·co·sin \ˈlükəsə̇n\

Definition of leucosin

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of leucosin

International Scientific Vocabulary leucos- (from Greek leukos white) + -in — more at light


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