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wood fibers
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
F Plant Science and Plant Products
A wood cell comparatively long (less than or equal to 40 to 300 mm, less than or equal to 1.5 to 12 in.), narrow, tapering, and closed at both ends.
Definition Source
Forest Products Laboratory. 2010. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
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wood fibres
Broader Term
plant fibers
Narrower Term
wood pulp
Related Term
fiber cells
wood wool
fibras de madera
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