lichenin

noun
li·​chen·​in | \ ˈlī-kə-nən How to pronounce lichenin (audio) \

Medical Definition of lichenin

: a gelatinous polysaccharide (C6H10O5)n composed of glucose units and found especially in several species of moss and lichen and in cereal grains and bulbs

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“Lichenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lichenin. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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