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car·ra·gee·nan

, carrageenin (kar'ă-gē'nan, -nin),
A polysaccharide vegetable gum obtained from Irish moss; a galactosan sulfate resembling agar in molecular structure.
Synonym(s): carrageen (2) , carragheen
[Carragheen, Irish village]

carrageenan

, carrageenin (kar?a-gen'an) [ carrageen]
The colloid extract from carrageen, used as a demulcent and thickening agent in medicines and foods.
Synonym: Irish moss See: carrageen; Chondrus
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We made a 4-inch-deep one that holds 16 to 18 gallons of the carrageenin solution; its rectangular frame is made of two 72-inchlong 2-by-4s and two 45-inch-long 2-by-4s nailed to a 48- by 72-inch sheet of 3/8-inch plywood.
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Since it is evident that carrageenin induced oedema is commonly used as an experimental animal model for acute inflammation and is believed to be biphasic, of which the first phase is mediated by the release of histamine and 5-HT in the early stage followed by kinin release and then prostaglandin in the later phase (Castro et al.