animal glue

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Noun1.animal glue - a protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horsesanimal glue - a protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horses
animal product - a product made from animal material
glue, mucilage, gum - cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
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In the mid 1800s a bone glue factory stood on Tanners Bank owned by Fothergill.
Advent of synthetic glue also played its role in limiting the use of bone glue.
Bone glue (designed to replace screws in reconstructive surgery) was inspired by the adhesive gel produced by mussels that enables them to cling to rocks, piers and boat hulls; and