microcrystalline cellulose

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mi·cro·crys·tal·line cel·lu·lose

purified, partially depolymerized cellulose, prepared by treating α-cellulose, obtained as a pulp from fibrous plant material, with mineral acids; used as a tablet diluent.
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Carrier pellets (Figure 4, first line) presented morphological characteristics in agreement with the expected for typical microcrystalline cellulose pellets.
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