paramylum

noun par·am·y·lum \ ˌpa-ˈra-mə-ləm \

Definition of paramylum

:a reserve carbohydrate that is found in various protozoans and algae and resembles starch

Origin and Etymology of paramylum

New Latin, from para- + Latin amylum starch — more at amyl-


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paramylum

noun par·am·y·lum \ (ˈ)pa(ə)r-ˈam-ə-ləm \

medical Definition of paramylum

:a reserve carbohydrate of various protozoans and algae that resembles starch

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