gum arabic

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gum arabic

n.
A gum exuded by the African acacia trees Acacia senegal and A. seyal, used as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in food, pharmaceutical, and industrial products. Also called acacia, gum acacia.

[gum + Arabic.]
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gum arabic

n
(Plants) a gum exuded by certain acacia trees, esp Acacia senegal: used in the manufacture of ink, food thickeners, pills, emulsifiers, etc. Also called: acacia or gum acacia
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gum′ ar′abic


n.
a water-soluble, gummy exudate obtained from the acacia tree, esp. Acacia senegal, used as an emulsifier or an adhesive, in inks, and in pharmaceuticals. Also called acacia , gum′ aca′cia.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gum arabic - gum from an acacia treegum arabic - gum from an acacia tree; used as a thickener (especially in candies and pharmaceuticals)
acacia - any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
Senegal gum - gum arabic from the vicinity of the Senegal river
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Translations
gumiarabikum

gum arabic

nGummiarabikum nt
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gum arabic

ngomma arabica
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[ClickPress, Mon Jul 01 2019] Flavor carriers such as modified starch and acacia gum are solvents for food flavors and extracts, and are commonly used by food technology experts to increase sweetness, texture, and shelf life of food items.
With hyaluronic acid, acacia gum complex and acmella oleracea, the 99% natural primer is a real winner.
In the EU, as a non-digestible carbohydrate, Fibregum is allowed a health claim on glycemia reduction: "Consumption of foods/drinks containing acacia gum instead of sugars induces a lower blood glucose rise after their consumption compared to sugar-containing foods/drinks.
This helps boost strands with naturally derived bulking agents including kaolin clay and acacia gum. Plus, be amused as it changes in form-from powder to a lightweight, absorbent lotion.
Moreover, Al-Mosawi [10] investigated that the possibility of using acacia gum supplementation to improve the quality of life and provide children with ESRD with a dialysis-free period.
Gum arabic, also known as acacia gum, is a natural gum made of hardened sap taken from two species of the acacia tree.
I-Remove is powered by Litramine, a proprietary complex derived through a patented manufacturing process of prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficus indica) and acacia gum (Gum Arabic) that increases fat binding efficacy from 4% to up to 28%, according to the company.
A blend of two ingredients, hydrolyzed polysaccharide and acacia gum, the active spreads out on the skin surface to form a continuous, elastic film.
The green tea proprietary formula contained green tea catechins and other ingredients (amounts not given; Internet search reveals xylitol, sorbitol, natural flavors, green tea [leaf], acacia gum, jaborandi extract (leaf), magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sucralose).
Ibrahim Al-Dekhari, said that a number of gum Arabic producers, experts and specialists have attended the meeting which decided separation in the standards between Hashab and acacia gum Arabic for the strategic benefit of Sudan.