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  1. sterculia gum, karaya gum(noun)

    exudate of an Asian tree; used for finishing textiles and to thicken foodstuffs and cosmetics

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  1. karaya gum(Noun)

    a gum extracted from the trees of the Sterculia genus, used as a food additive and denture adhesive

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  1. Karaya Gum

    Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.


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