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mas·tic

(mas'tik),
A resinous exudate from Pistacia lentiscus (family Anacardiaceae), a small tree of the Mediterranean; used in chewing gum, as an enteric coating, and as a temporary filling material in dentistry.
Synonym(s): mastich, mastiche
[G. mastichē, the resin of the mastich tree]

mastic

A resin obtained from Pistacia lentiscus, which has been used as a carminative, to temporarily plug dental cavities and as a commercial varnish.

mastic

(mas′tik) [L. mastiche fr Gr. mastichē, chewing gum]
A resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus), native to the Mediterranean. It is used in industry and in coating tablets.
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The phytochemical analysis of the mastic gum has revealed that it contains essential oil, a high percentage (30%) of an insoluble polymer (poly-[beta]-myrcene), an acid fraction containing mainly triterpenic acids and a neutral mastic fraction (NMF) (Paraschos et al.
As a whole, mastic asphalt technology has remained unchanged for years, but the GKL Silent from Benninghoven, now part of the Wirtgen Group, has changed all that.
We have carried out detectability tests" Sean explained "and both the fresh and cured mastic was visible to X-ray machines and metal detectors in a number of different food types.
Arabino-Galactan Proteins (AGPs) were isolated from Chios mastic gum (CMG) by using a buffer containing 0.
The mastic gum was supplied in capsule form without any additives or flavourings.
The 1998 NEJM research was further supported by a 2007 study from the University of Athens, which stated that mastic gum administered to mice over the period of 3 months resulted in a 30-fold reduction of colonization with H.
trowel, scoop some mastic adhesive out of the tub and put it on the wall (no technique involved here
The corner of Broadway and Prince is a thriving location, so it's a great spot for Mastic Spa," says Owles.
For instance, the EPDM should be secured with mastic at every other tile, or approximately every two feet, on a curved or barrel tile roof.
The people at DaimlerChrysler thought of it and made a running change for the 2003 Chrysler Town & Country, Voyager, and Dodge Caravan minivans: from a mastic patch to a Quiet Steel component.
Remodelers and their crews can get hands-on training in safety, repairs, and installation of Mastic products, as well as training in in-home sales.
Recessed Repair Mastic[R] is a hot applied, ready to melt repair mastic for asphalt and concrete surfaces where damage is confined and a high structural load capacity is required.