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Cellulose

Cel´lu`lose`   Pronunciation: sĕl´ũ`lōs`
a.1.Consisting of, or containing, cells.
n.1.(Chem.) The substance which constitutes the essential part of the solid framework of plants, of ordinary wood, cotton, linen, paper, etc. It is also found to a slight extent in certain animals, as the tunicates. It is a carbohydrate, (C6H10O5)n, isomeric with starch, and is convertible into starches and sugars by the action of heat and acids. When pure, it is a white amorphous mass. See Starch, Granulose, Lignin.
Unsized, well bleached linen paper is merely pure cellulose.
- Goodale.
Starch cellulose
the delicate framework which remains when the soluble part (granulose) of starch is removed by saliva or pepsin.
- Goodale.
Noun1.cellulose - a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers
carboxymethyl cellulose, cellulose ester, cellulosic, DEAE cellulose, diethylaminoethyl cellulose, fiber, fibre, paper, pectin, polyose, polysaccharide, pulp
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