cellul-

1 of 2

combining form (1)

variants or celluli- or cellulo-
1
: plant or animal cell
cellulicidal
cellulotoxic
2
: cellular and
cellulofibrous

cellul-

2 of 2

combining form (2)

variants or cellulo- or less commonly cellu-
: cellulose
celluloid, cellulolytic

Word History

Etymology

Combining form (1)

New Latin, from cellula

Combining form (2)

cellulose entry 1

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“Cellul-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellul-. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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