dietary fiber

Origin of dietary fiber

First recorded in 1975–80
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dietary fiber in Medicine

dietary fiber

n.
  1. Coarse, indigestible plant matter, consisting primarily of polysaccharides, that when eaten stimulates intestinal peristalsis.
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