Schardinger dextrin

noun

Schar·​ding·​er dextrin ˈshär-diŋ-ər- How to pronounce Schardinger dextrin (audio)
: any of several nonreducing water-soluble low-molecular-weight polysaccharides formed by cultivation of a bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. macerans) upon starch solutions

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“Schardinger dextrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schardinger%20dextrin. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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