Meaning of CELLULOSE in English

CELLULOSE

— cellulosity /sel'yeuh los"i tee/ , n.

/sel"yeuh lohs'/ , n.

an inert carbohydrate, (C 6 H 10 O 5 ) n , the chief constituent of the cell walls of plants and of wood, cotton, hemp, paper, etc.

[ 1745-55; cellul ( a ) live cell (see CELLULAR) + -OSE 2 ]

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