starch defined in 1951 yearstarch - starch;
starch - One of principal reserve food materialsJof green plants; found in colourless plastids (leucoplasts) in storage tissues and, as productjof photosynthesis, in stroma of chloroplasts in many plants. Formed in grains in which it is laid down in a series of concentric layers. Insoluble polysaccharide with two components, amylose and amylopectin. Stains blue with iodine.
near starch in Knolik
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