al·eu·rone (ălyə-rōn′) also a·leu·ron (-rŏn′)
The protein-rich outermost layer of the endosperm of certain seeds, especially cereal grains.
[From Greek aleuron, meal.]
al′eu·ronic (-rŏnĭk) adj.
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