[ lig-noh-sel-yuh-lohs ]
/ ˌlɪg noʊˈsɛl yəˌloʊs /
any of various compounds of lignin and cellulose comprising the essential part of woody cell walls.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lignocelluloselig·no·cel·lu·los·ic [lig-noh-sel-yuh-los-ik], /ˌlɪg noʊˌsɛl yəˈlɒs ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby lignocellulose
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Example sentences from the Web for lignocellulose
There is considerable hydrolysis of the lignocellulose to soluble products.
The furfural constants of the lignocellulose are unaffected by the acetylation and condensation.
British Dictionary definitions for lignocellulose
/ (ˌlɪɡnəʊˈsɛljʊˌləʊs, -ˌləʊz) /
a compound of lignin and cellulose that occurs in the walls of xylem cells in woody tissue
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