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granulose


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Granulose  \Gran"u*lose`\,  n.  [From  {Granule}.]  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  The  main  constituent  of  the  starch  grain  or  granule,  in 
  distinction  from  the  framework  of  cellulose.  Unlike 
  cellulose,  it  is  colored  blue  by  iodine,  and  is  converted 
  into  dextrin  and  sugar  by  boiling  acids  and  amylolytic 
  ferments. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  granulose 
  adj  :  composed  of  or  covered  with  relatively  large  particles; 
  "granular  sugar";  "gritty  sand"  [syn:  {farinaceous},  {coarse-grained}, 
  {grainy},  {granular},  {gritty},  {mealy},  {sandy}] 




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