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chon·drus

(kon'drŭs),
1. Synonym(s): cartilage
2. The plant Chondrus crispus, Fucus crispus, or Gigartina mamillosa (family Gigartinaceae); a demulcent in chronic and intestinal disorders. Synonym(s): carrageen (1) , carragheen, Irish moss, pearl moss
[G. chondros, gristle]
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carrageen

(1) Chondrus, Irish moss. 
(2) Carrageenan.
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carrageen

, carragheen (kar'a-gen?) [ Carrageen, a village in southeast Ireland]
Dried red alga, Chondrus crispus, from which carrageenan is obtained.
Synonym: Irish moss See: carrageenan; Chondrus
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