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chi·cle

(chik'el),
1. The partially evaporated viscous, milky juice from Manilkara zapotilla (sapotaceae), which is native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.
2. A mixture of gutta with triterpene alcohols. Used in the manufacture of chewing gum.
[Sp., from Nahuatl chictli]
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chi·cle

(chikĕl)
1. The partially evaporated viscous, milky juice from Manilkara zapotilla (family Sapotaceae), which is native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.
2. A mixture of gutta with triterpene alcohols. Used in the manufacture of chewing gum.
[Sp., from Nahuatl chictli]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chi·cle

(chikĕl)
Mixture of gutta with triterpene alcohols; used in manufacture of chewing gum.
[Sp., from Nahuatl chictli]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Dentro de los alimentos de mayor consumo por los escolares durante el descanso se citan: dulces como Bon Bon Bum, melcochas, mentas, chocolatinas, chicles, gomas y barriletes (33,3%); productos empacados (27%); jugos procesados (21,6%) y yogurt (19%).
Existen en presentaciones de 2 y 4 mg, tal como los chicles, y presentan una efectividad similar (OR 2.05, IC 95% 1.62 - 2.59 [14].
ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT), a diversified manufacturer of engineered critical components and customised technology solutions, revealed today that with the resignation of its president Robert J (Bob) Pagano from the Industrial Process Business as of 26 May, its executive vice president (EVP) Aris Chicles will have interim charge of the division.