Bassorin


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Bas´so`rin


n.1.(Chem.) A constituent part of a species of gum from Bassora, as also of gum tragacanth and some gum resins. It is one of the amyloses.
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Tragacanth is a naturally occurring dried gum comprised of bassorin (60-70%), the water insoluble portion and tragacanthin, water soluble portion (30-40%).