dietary fiber


noun

Origin of dietary fiber

First recorded in 1975–80
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Medicine definitions for dietary fiber

dietary fiber


n.

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