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- n. One of the substances of which vegetable tissue is composed, differing from cellulose in its solubility in certain media.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the substances of which vegetable tissue is composed, differing from cellulose in respect to its solubility in certain media.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as vascular.
- n. In chem., the substance constituting the principal part of the vessels of plants.
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He therefore dissolves out the cutose, vasculose, and pectose by a very simple process, obtaining the fiber clean, and free from all extraneous adherent matter, ready for the spinner.
The Professor, therefore, proceeded to carefully investigate the nature of these various substances, and in the result he found that the vasculose and pectose were soluble in an alkali under certain conditions, and that the cellulose was insoluble.