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ich·thy·o·col·la

(ik'thē-ō-kol'ă),
Fish gelatin obtained from sounds or swim bladders of fish such as the hake, cod, and sturgeon; used as a glue, a food substitute, and a clarifying agent.
Synonym(s): isinglass
[ichthyo- + G. kolla, glue]
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isinglass

(ī′zən-glăs′, ī′zĭng-)
n.
A transparent, almost pure gelatin prepared from the swim bladder of the sturgeon and certain other fishes and used as an adhesive and a clarifying agent.
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