What does aleurone mean?

aleurone meaning in General Dictionary

An albuminoid compound which takes place in min grains ldquoprotein granulesrdquo in maturing seeds and tubers supposed to be a modification of protoplasm

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  • granular protein in outermost level of endosperm of several seeds or cereal grains
  • An albuminoid compound which occurs in minute grains ("protein granules") in maturing seeds and tubers; -- supposed to be a adjustment of protoplasm.

aleurone meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An albuminoid substance which takes place in minute grains ("protein granules") in maturing seeds and tubers; -- said to be a modification of protoplasm.