protopectin

noun

pro·​to·​pec·​tin -ˈpek-tᵊn How to pronounce protopectin (audio)
: any of a group of water-insoluble pectic substances occurring in plants and yielding pectin or pectinic acids on hydrolysis

called also pectose

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“Protopectin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/protopectin. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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