xanthan gum


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xan·than gum

 (zăn′thən)
n.
A polysaccharide of high molecular weight produced by bacterial fermentation of glucose and used as a stabilizer and thickener in foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and various industrial processes.

[From New Latin Xanthomonas (campestris), name of the bacterium used to produce it : Greek xanthos, yellow (from its color) + Greek monas, monad; see monad.]
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xanthan gum

(ˈzænˌθæn) or

xantham

n
(Biochemistry) a complex polysaccharide exuded by colonies of the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris: used as a food additive in salad dressings, dairy products, etc
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