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cellulosic

[sel-yuh-loh-sik]
adjective
  1. of, containing, or derived from cellulose.
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noun
  1. any cellulosic compound or substance.
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Origin of cellulosic

First recorded in 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.