Disbranching - definition of disbranching by The Free Dictionary
disbranch (redirected from disbranching)
1. To cut or break a branch from (a tree).
2. To remove (a limb or branch) from a tree.
(Forestry) (tr) to remove or cut a branch or branches from (a tree)
Past participle: disbranched
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Bacon has Vandermast order Hercules to continue disbranching
the tree, but Hercules replies, "I dare not.
This modification, favored by heating, consists in a limited disbranching
of amylopectin but also a destructuration of the crystalline network that leads to the swelling and gelatinization of starch.