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aloe ver·a

 (vĕr′ə, vîr′ə)
n.
1. A species of aloe (Aloe vera) having fleshy serrated leaves and yellow flowers.
2. The mucilaginous juice or gel obtained from the leaves of this plant, widely used in topical preparations for its soothing effect on the skin. In both senses also called aloe.

[Latin aloē, aloe plant + vēra, feminine of vērus, true.]

aloe vera

(ˈæləʊ ˈvɪərə)
n
1. (Plants) a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations
2. the juice of this plant, used in skin and hair preparations

al′oe ver′a

(ˈvɛr ə, ˈvɪər ə)
n., pl. aloe ver•as.
any aloe of the species Aloe vera, the fleshy leaves of which yield a juice used as an emollient ingredient of skin lotions and for treating burns.
[< New Latin: literally, true aloe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juiceAloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants
aloe - succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
Translations

aloe vera

[ˈæləʊˈvɪərə]
n
(= substance) → aloe vera f
(= plant) → aloe vera f
modif [gel, cream] → à l'aloès; [juice] → d'aloès

aloe vera

nAloe Vera f
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This results in aloe powders that retain superior amounts of the acetylated man-nans also known as acemannan.
Acemannan (a polysaccharides of Aloe vera gel) protects against radiation induced mortality by modulation of immunosuppression.
Plant compounds including anthraquinones, dihydroxyanthraquinones, saponins, acemannan, and aloe-emodin have been proposed by various studies to have both direct and indirect antimicrobial properties.
Effect of gel polysaccharide and acemannan from Aloe vera on broiler gut flora, microvilli density, immune function and growth performance.
The gel of Aloe species contains certain immunomodulatory components such as aloctin A and acemannan (20,21).
vera gel is acemannan (a linear carbohydrate polymer containing acetylated mannose).
63% stannous fluoride rinse, calcium phosphate mouthrinse, and acemannan hydrogel (aloe vera) rinse on common oral microorganisms of patients with head and neck cancer who had received radiotherapy.
The gel contains many important nutrients for the body such as amino acids, B vitamins, emollient polysaccharides, glucomannan, Acemannan and etc.
Acemannan forms a protective mucilaginous layer around the urogenital tract of victims of opportunistic pathogens, but this occurs only when the Aloe juice is consumed orally.
Acemannan an extracted product from Aloe vera, stimulates dental pulp cell proliferation, differentiation, mineralization, and dentin formation.
extended the Zim's line of O-T-C solutions with Zim's Advanced, which is available with hydrocortisone to treat rashes, insect bites, eczema and psoriasis: Zim's Advanced Gel with Acemannan to treat cuts, scrapes, abrasions and burns; and Zim's Arnica Max, which features a proprietary blend of arnica, aloe vera and natural menthol.
These products used to be combined with various plant-based resins such as karaya, acacia, tragacanth, and acemannan, which in contact with saliva or water become a mucinous gel that adheres to the denture's base and the underlying mucosa.