lignocellulose
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1900 any of several closely related substances constituting the essential part of woody cell walls of plants and consisting of cellulose intimately associated with lignin • lignocellulosic adjective

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  • lignocellulose — [lig΄nō sel′yo͞o lōs΄] n. [ LIGNO (see LIGNI ) + CELLULOSE] any of several combinations of lignin and hemicellulose, forming the essential part of woody tissue lignocellulosic [lig΄nō sel′yoolō′sik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Lignocellulose — Beispiel einer möglichen Ligninstruktur Die Lignocellulose (von lat. lignum = „Holz“ oder „Baum“) bildet die Zellwand verholzter Pflanzen und dient ihnen als Strukturgerüst. Hemicellulosen und vor allem Cellulose bilden zunächst ein Gerüst, in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lignocellulose — La lignocellulose est composée de lignine, d’hémicellulose et de cellulose en proportions variables. Elle est très présente dans la paroi des cellules des végétaux, du bois et de la paille. Ses molécules s’organisent en polymères et ont une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lignocellulose — lignocellulosic /lig noh sel yeuh los ik/, adj. /lig noh sel yeuh lohs /, n. Bot. any of various compounds of lignin and cellulose comprising the essential part of woody cell walls. [1895 1900; LIGNO + CELLULOSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • lignocellulose — noun The combination of lignin and cellulose in the structural cells of woody plants …   Wiktionary

  • lignocellulose — lig·no·cel·lu·lose .lig nō sel yə .lōs, .lōz n any of several closely related substances constituting the essential part of woody cell walls and consisting of cellulose intimately associated with lignin lig·no·cel·lu·los·ic .sel yə lō sik, zik… …   Medical dictionary

  • lignocellulose — n. combination of lignin and cellulose which makes up the woody cell walls of plants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lignocellulose — [ˌlɪgnə(ʊ) sɛljʊləʊz, s] noun Botany a complex of lignin and cellulose present in the cell walls of woody plants …   English new terms dictionary

  • lignocellulose — lig·no·cellulose …   English syllables

  • lignocellulose — lig•no•cel•lu•lose [[t]ˌlɪg noʊˈsɛl yəˌloʊs[/t]] n. bot any of various compounds of lignin and cellulose comprising the essential part of woody cell walls • Etymology: 1895–1900 lig no•cel lu•los′ic ˈlɒs ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

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