Origin of granulose
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Granulose: roughened with granules or made up of distinct grains.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The soluble filtrate from starch paste also contains a substance identical with granulose.
Sporangium ovoid-oblong; the calyculus small, sulcate and ribbed, granulose.
Sporangium ovoid; the calyculus very small, finely ribbed and granulose.
Sporangium cylindric; the calyculus small, granulose, ribbed and sulcate.
- a less common word for granular
Word Origin and History for granulose
part of starch convertible into sugar, 1875, from Late Latin granulum "small grain," diminutive of granum "grain" (see grain) + chemical suffix -ose.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having a surface covered with granules.
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