follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

animal starch

noun, Biochemistry
1.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for animal starch
  • Glycogen, animal starch, is found in many animal tissues and in some fungi.
British Dictionary definitions for animal starch

animal starch

noun
1.
a less common name for glycogen
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
animal starch in Medicine

animal starch n.
See glycogen.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for animal starch

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for animal

8
11
Scrabble Words With Friends