Cellulose

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  • biology
  1. a complex carbohydrate in plant cell walls
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  • geology
  1. A polymeric carbohydrate composed of glucose units, formula (C6 H 10O5 )x , making it the most abundant carbohydrate, and with lignin, an important constituent of plant materials, from which coal is formed. AGI
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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