Flexuous vs Extensin - What's the difference?

flexuous | extensin |


As an adjective flexuous

is winding from side to side; sinuous.

As a noun extensin is

(biochemistry) any of a family of flexuous, rod-like, hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins (hrgps) of the plant cell wall.

flexuous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • winding from side to side; sinuous
  • extensin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) Any of a family of flexuous, rod-like, hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins (HRGPs) of the plant cell wall.
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