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dietary fiber

noun
1.
fiber (def 9).
Origin of dietary fiber
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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dietary fiber n.
Coarse, indigestible plant matter, consisting primarily of polysaccharides, that when eaten stimulates intestinal peristalsis.

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