Amylogenic
Amylogenic Am`y*lo*gen"ic, a. 1. Of or pertaining to amylogen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Forming starch; -- applied specif. to leucoplasts. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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