/ (ˈɡluːˌkæn) /
any polysaccharide consisting of a polymer of glucose, such as cellulose or starch
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Medicine definitions for glucan
[ glōō′kăn′, -kən ]
A polysaccharide, such as cellulose, that is a polymer of glucose.
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