amylogen

[uh-mil-uh-juh n, -jen]

noun Chemistry.

the water-soluble part of a starch granule.

Nearby words

  1. amylene,
  2. amylic,
  3. amylin,
  4. amylo-,
  5. amylo-1,6-glucosidase,
  6. amylogenesis,
  7. amyloid,
  8. amyloid degeneration,
  9. amyloid kidney,
  10. amyloid nephrosis

Origin of amylogen

First recorded in 1875–80; amylo- + -gen

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