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xan•thanˈzæn θən(n.)

  1. a gum produced by bacterial fermentation and used commercially as a binder or food stabilizer. Also called xan′than gum`.

    Category: Nutrition

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  1. xanthan(Noun)

    A polysaccharide, consisting of galactose and mannose residues, produced by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris

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