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pectin
American English: /ˈpɛktən/
British English: /ˈpɛktɪn/

Translation of pectin in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countable
  • Example sentences
    • In the ripening stage of strawberry fruit development the vascular tissue comprises long fibres composed of cellulose, protein, pectin, and lignin.
    • Apples are also rich in the soluble fibre pectin, which helps to lower blood cholesterol.
    • Proteins, pectins, polysaccharides and glycolipids, organized in a three-dimensional polygonal frame are part of the structural elements.
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