laminarin

/ (ˌlæmɪˈnɑːrɪn) /

noun

a carbohydrate, consisting of repeated glucose units, that is the main storage product of brown algae

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Word Origin for laminarin

C20: from laminar (ia) + -in
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Scientific definitions for laminarin

laminarin
[ lăm′ə-nârĭn ]

A polymer of glucose that is stored as food in brown algae.
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