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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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Crude fiber are organic residues that remain after the digestion, first with weak solution of H2SO4 and then with a weak solution of sodium hydroxide.
The crude fiber contents of different Pleurotus species analyzed ranged from 11.99%-17.48% (Table 3).
Nitrogen input of 150 kg N ha-1 with 70 DAS harvest date (N3 x H3) significantly improved the stem diameter (5.11 cm), leaf area plant-1 (4108 cm2), dry matter yield (21.35 t ha-1), green fodder yield (83.87 t ha-1) and crude fiber (37.21 Percent) while crude fat (2.47 Percent) and ash (9.17 Percent) contents were decreased.
The numbers given for crude fiber and moisture are nearly always perfectly accurate.
The fiber carbohydrate in most grains will range from 2 to 12 percent, measured as crude fiber and 9 to 30 percent, measured as neutral detergent fiber.
Crude fiber: Two grams of fat free meals were treated successively with boiling solution of [H.sub.2]S[O.sub.4] and NaOH 0.26N and 0.23N respectively.
Missouri Second Cycle Stiff Stalk Synthetic, which had undergone 12 cycles of selection for high and low rind penetrometer resistance, was evaluated for grain yield, stalk lodging percentage, rind penetrometer resistance, ECB leaf-feeding and tunneling damage, leaf toughness, and percentages of crude fiber, cellulose, lignin, and silica in the stalk.
Carayed supplies 10% crude protein, 10% crude fat, and 18% crude fiber. Both forms supply 250,000 units vitamin A (150 mg.
Denis Burkitt of England, we know that crude fiber in the diet is a factor in this as well as other bowel disorders.
Crude fiber intake was not associated statistically with Candida vulvovaginitis, but an OR of 1.70 was noted and a trend of increasing Candida vulvovaginitis was observed with increasing levels of crude fiber intake.
Unfortunately, dietary fiber has not yet been determined for all foods, so crude fiber is still listed on many food labels.
In general, the study found a strong dose-response relationship between crude fiber and protection against colon cancer.
According to the labels, "Less" and "40" contain "400 percent more fiber than whole wheat bread." Those false claims are based on a method of analyzing fiber content--a crude fiber analysis--that works well for paper and textiles, but gives wildly inaccurate results for the dietary fiber in food.
Nutrient Digestibilities: Mean values of digestibilities of Dry Matter, Crude Protein, Ether Extract, Crude Fiber, Ash and Organic Matter in the animals fed on treated/untreated rice husk based diet are summarized as below,
Crude fat were examined by petroleum ether extraction method through Soxtec HT2 1045 system and crude fiber as loss on ignition of dried lipid-free residues after digestion with 1.25% H2SO4 and 1.25% NaOH.