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(pā′pĕr )

[L. papyrus, papyrus, paper]

1. Cellulose pulp prepared in thin sheets from fibers of wood, rags, and other substances.
2. Charta.
3. A thin sheet of cellulosic material impregnated with specific chemicals that react in a definite manner when exposed to certain solutions. This permits use of these papers for testing purposes.

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