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Pronunciation: ok'se-sel'yu-los

Definition: Cellulose that has been oxidized by NO2 or other oxidizing agents to the point at which all or most glucose residues have been converted to glucuronic acid residues; used as an adsorbent in chromatography or other adsorption processes.

See Also: oxidized cellulose

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