paramylum


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par·am·y·lum

 (pă-răm′ə-ləm) also par·am·y·lon (-lən)
n.
A carbohydrate resembling starch that is composed of glucose and forms the reserve foodstuff of certain algae.
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paramylum

(pəˈræmɪləm)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a polysaccharide occurring as a reserve carbohydrate in the cytoplasm of Euglena
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