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volutin

[vol-yuh-tin]
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noun Cell Biology.
  1. basophilic nucleoprotein granules in the cytoplasm or the vacuoles of certain microorganisms.

Origin of volutin

< German Volutin (1903), equivalent to (Spirillum) volut(ans) a species of bacteria + -in -in2
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