Medical Dictionary

cellulose

noun cel·lu·lose \ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz\

Medical Definition of CELLULOSE

:  a polysaccharide (C6H10O5)x of glucose units that constitutes the chief part of the cell walls of plants, occurs naturally in such fibrous products as cotton and kapok, and is the raw material of many manufactured goods (as paper, rayon, and cellophane)
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