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nut·gall

(nŭt'gahl),
An excrescence on Quercus infectoria (family Fagaceae) and sometimes other species of Quercus (oak), caused by the deposit of the ova of a fly, Cynips gallae tinctorae; an astringent and styptic because of the tannin it contains.
Synonym(s): gall (3) , galla, oak apple

nutgall

(nŭt′gawl)
A growth on certain oak trees produced by insect eggs and larvae. Gallic and tannic acids are obtained from these growths.
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In the present study, several Galla Chinensis extracts with different main ingredients were obtained and determined by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) analysis.
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And Gallas said: "I find it regrettable the extent to which Thierry was attacked for the incident.
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Gallas left Arsenal last summer after Arsene Wenger would not bend his policy of offering over-30s only one-year deals.
Redknapp was referring to a tackle made by Gallas on Marko Marin, which was reminiscent of Moore's famous challenge on Jairzinho at the 1970 World Cup.
That would cap an incredible four months as a Tottenham player for Gallas, who became one of the most controversial signings of recent years when he crossed the north London divide this summer.
Gallas became the most high-profile player to cross the north London divide since Sol Campbell on Sunday when he signed a one-year contract at Spurs.
Domenech left his role immediately after the World Cup to be succeeded by Laurent Blanc, and central defender Gallas has wasted little time in aiming a parting shot.
WILLIAM Gallas has retained his place in a reduced France squad as Raymond Domenech's side begin their World Cup preparations in earnest today in Tignes.
Gallas uses head to keep Gunners in it William Gallas for once did the right thing by his team-mates and showed his worth to the Gunners by heading them to victory over Portsmouth.