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 (dĕk′strĭn) also dex·trine (dĕk′strĭn, -strēn′)
Any of various soluble polysaccharides obtained from starch by the application of heat or acids and used mainly as adhesives and thickening agents.


(ˈdɛkstrɪn) or


(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of sticky substances that are intermediate products in the conversion of starch to maltose: used as thickening agents in foods and as gums
[C19: from French dextrine; see dextro-, -in]


(ˈdɛk strɪn)

also dex•trine

(-strɪn, -strin)

a soluble gummy substance, formed from starch by the action of heat, acids, or ferments, having dextrorotatory properties: used chiefly as a thickening agent, as a mucilage, and as a substitute for gum arabic and other natural substances.
[1825–35; < French dextrine. See dexter, -in1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dextrin - any of various polysaccharides obtained by hydrolysis of starch; a tasteless and odorless gummy substance that is used as a thickening agent and in adhesives and in dietary supplements
polyose, polysaccharide - any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
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A total of 1,680 abalone were randomly distributed among 24 containers (70 per container) and fed one of eight diets, including seven experimental diets containing different types of carbohydrates, including dextrin (DT), glucose (GC), corn starch (CS), a-cellulose (CL), maltose (MT), sucrose (SC), and wheat flour (WF), and Undaria to compare effect of experimental diets.
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Right amount of dextrin was added to mix up the aqueous extract, then dry and crush it before adding the mentioned alcohol extract with right amount dextrin.
0) was formulated by adding dehydrated sodium dihydrogen phosphate and dextrin to the basic feed (Table 1).
4] ferrite with dextrin coating by the aqueous precipitation method.
The first microneedle devices were fabricated from silicone but many other materials have also been used in its fabrication like stainless steel, dextrin, glass, ceramic, maltose, galactose, and various polymers.
And much of the fiber comes from dextrin and inulin, not fruit puree.
The cyclodextrins containing six, seven and eight glucose units are called [alpha], [beta] og [gamma]-cyclo dextrin respectively (Fig.
When organic additives to green sand, such as starch, dextrin and cereals, are heated at the mold metal interface, they burn-off.
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