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animal starch

noun, Biochemistry
Origin of animal starch
1855-60 Unabridged
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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

a less common name for glycogen
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animal starch in Medicine

animal starch n.
See glycogen.

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