Definition of Paramylon

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A carbohydrate similar to starch. The chloroplasts found in Euglena contain chlorophyll which aids in the synthesis of carbohydrates to be stored as starch granules and paramylon. ¹



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Medical Definition of Paramylon

1. Storage polysaccharide of Euglena and related algae, present as a discrete granule in the cytoplasm and consisting of _(1-3) glucan. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paramylon

paramount
paramountcies
paramountcy
paramountly
paramounts
paramours
paramphistomatidae
paramphistomiasis
paramukta
paramural body
paramusia
paramutation
paramutations
paramyloidosis
paramylon (current term)
paramylons
paramylum
paramylums
paramyoclonus multiplex
paramyosin
paramyotonia
paramyotonus
paramyxoviridae infections
paramyxovirinae
paramyxovirus
paramyxovirus infections
paramyxoviruses
paranalgesia
paranaphthalene

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