cellulosan

noun

cel·​lu·​los·​an ˌsel-yə-ˈlōs-ᵊn How to pronounce cellulosan (audio) -ˌlō-ˈsan How to pronounce cellulosan (audio)
: any of several carbohydrates (as xylan and mannan) occurring in close association with cellulose in cell walls

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“Cellulosan.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cellulosan. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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