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amylogen

[ uh-mil-uh-juhn, -jen ]
/ əˈmɪl ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
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noun Chemistry.

the water-soluble part of a starch granule.

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Origin of amylogen

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