lignocellulosic etymology

English word lignocellulosic comes from English -ic, English lignocellulose

Detailed word origin of lignocellulosic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
lignocellulose English (eng) (biochemistry) The combination of lignin and cellulose in the structural cells of woody plants.
lignocellulosic English (eng) Any material composed of lignocellulose (biochemistry) Of, pertaining to, or derived from lignocellulose; used especially to describe the products of biomass.

Words with the same origin as lignocellulosic

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