dietary fiber(redirected from Dietery fiber)
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dietary fiber[¦dī·ə‚ter·ē ′fī·bər]
The plant-cell-wall polysaccharides and lignin in a food or food ingredient that are not broken down by the digestive enzymes of animals and humans.
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