The words “cell” and “cellular” came to English (via French) from the Latin cella, a store room or chamber. In modern usage, they have several very different meanings. The two that are pertinent to food structure and texture have to do with the cells in edible tissues of plants, fungi and animals or with the open spaces, filled with air or another gas, enclosed by a liquid or solid matrix that forms the cell walls.
KeywordsDisplacement Curve Solid Food Strain Relationship Force Oscillation Cell Wall Material
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