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Medical Term:

volutin

Pronunciation: vo-lu'tin

Definition: A nucleoprotein complex found as cytoplasmic granules in certain bacteria, yeasts, and protozoa (such as trypanosome flagellates) which serves as food reserves.

Synonym(s): volutin granules

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