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a·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă),
The dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic
[G. akakia]

A·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă)
1. A tree or shrub with distribution in arid geographic regions.
2. Gum arabic, the dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent, excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic.
[G. akakia]

gum Arabic,

n Latin name:
Acacia senegal; part used: gum; uses: lower cholesterol, kidney conditions, gum disease, oral health, sore throat, diarrhea; precautions: none known. Also called
Egyptian thorn or
senega.

gum

1. a mucilaginous excretion of various plants.
2. see gingiva.

gum arabic
see acacia.
gum tragacanth
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