Pronunciation: (al'yu-rōn", u-loor'ōn), [key]
—n.(in the seeds of cereal plants)
protein granules (al'eurone grains") found in a single layer of cells (al'eurone lay"er) in the outermost portion of the endosperm. Also,al•eu•ronPronunciation: (al'yu-ron", u-loor'on). [key]
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