medullin definition

  • noun:
    • A variety of lignin or cellulose found in the medulla, or pith, of specific flowers.
    • many different lignin or cellulose based in the medulla, or pith, of particular flowers. Cf. lignin, and cellulose.
    • A name written by Braconnot into cellulose obtained from pith or medulla of particular plants, as the sunflower and lilac.

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