/ (ˌlæmɪˈnɑːrɪn) /
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
[ lăm′ə-nâr′ĭn ]
A polymer of glucose that is stored as food in brown algae.
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