noun Biochemistry, Chemistry.
Examples from the Web for dextrin
Most gums are prepared from potato starch, dextrin or gum arabic.What Philately Teaches|John N. Luff
I have already spoken of the formation of dextrin from starch.Encyclopedia of Diet|Eugene Christian
Gum arabic and dextrin should not be used, for objects thus cemented readily fall to pieces unless kept in perfectly dry rooms.The Preservation of Antiquities|Friedrich Rathgen
Dextrin, as has already been stated, is an intermediate product of the hydrolysis of starch by acid or enzymes.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
Starch is made from it both for the laundry and for the manufacture of farina, dextrin, etc.Storyology|Benjamin Taylor