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a complex carbohydrate (polysaccharide) that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers
  • For animals with a diet consisting largely of unrefined plant materials, he'd pointed out, such a mechanism was necessary to break down the cellulose, and without it the people would die.
    p. 159.5

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