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cellulosic

[sel-yuh-loh-sik] /ˌsɛl yəˈloʊ sɪk/
adjective
1.
of, containing, or derived from cellulose.
noun
2.
any cellulosic compound or substance.
Origin of cellulosic
1880-1885
1880-85; cellulose + -ic
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  • The researches of Salkowski (p. 113) leave little doubt, however, that the cell-membrane is of the cellulosic type.

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