Definition of cellulin in US English:

cellulin

noun

  • Mycology. A complex of chitin and glucan, found in granules in cells and at hyphal constrictions in certain aquatic oomycetes. Usually attributive, especially in "cellulin granule", "cellulin plug".

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From cellul- + -in.

Pronunciation

cellulin

/ˈsɛljʊlɪn/