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car·ra·geen·analso car·ra·geen·in (kăr′ə-gē′nən)
Any of a group of closely related colloids derived from Irish moss and several other red algae, widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in industrial, pharmaceutical, and food products.
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|Noun||1.||carrageenin - a colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae|
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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