guar gum


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guar gum

the ground endosperms of Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, a legume; used in pharmaceutical jelly formulations.

guar gum

n.
A gum obtained from the ground endosperm of guar seeds, used as a thickening, stabilizing, or emulsifying agent in foods, pharmaceuticals, and industrial products.

guar gum

(gwahr gŭm)
Legume used in pharmaceutical jelly formulations.

guar gum

An edible natural material with the property of binding carbohydrates in the intestine and reducing the rate of absorption so as to prevent a sudden increase in blood sugar. This is helpful in DIABETES.

guar gum (gwär gm),

n Latin name:
Cyamopsis tetragonolobus; part used: endosperm; uses: hyper-lipidemia, obesity, diabetes mellitus; precautions: none known. Also called
guar flour, gucran, Indian cluster bean, or
jaguar gum.

guar gum

(gwahr gŭm)
Ground endosperms of Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, a legume; used in pharmaceutical jelly formulations.

guar gum

an extract from seeds of the plant Cyamopsis psoraloides; used as a thickening agent, pharmaceutically as a tablet binder, and as a soluble fiber in the dietary management of diabetes mellitus.
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