oxycellulose

noun

oxy·​cellulose
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: any of several substances formed by the oxidation of cellulose either naturally (as in wood fiber) or artificially (as in cotton bleached too much) compare oxidized cellulose

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary oxy- + cellulose

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“Oxycellulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxycellulose. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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