Definition of Guar gum

1. Noun. A gum from seeds of the guar plant; used to thicken foods and as sizing for paper and cloth.

Generic synonyms: Gum



Definition of Guar gum

1. Noun. a heteropolysaccharide gum, extracted from the guar bean, that is used as a food additive ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Guar gum

1. Gum from the guar plant (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba), a leguminous plant native to India. It is often used in processed foods such as mayonnaise and ice cream. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guar Gum

guanylate
guanylate cyclase
guanylate kinase
guanylates
guanylic acid
guanylin
guanyloribonuclease
guanylthiourea
guanylyl
guanylyl cyclase
guanylyl imidodiphosphate
guanylyltransferase
guapote
guapotes
guar
guar gum (current term)
guara
guaracha
guarachas
guaran
guarana
guaranas
guaranies
guaranine
guaranis
guarantee
guaranteeable
guaranteed
guaranteed arrival
guaranteed equity bond

Literary usage of Guar gum

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Pectin, guar gum, or oat-bran administration attenuate the accumulation of ... Water-soluble plant fibers such as pectin and guar gum appear to have greater ..."

2. Hydraulic Fracturing Technology: Applications Analysis and Technology (1993)
"A Marsh funnel time of 44 to 46 seconds indicated optimum guar gum concentration. Other parameters monitored during the preparation of the fracturing fluid ..."

3. Alternative Methods for Fluid Delivery and Recovery by Larry Murdoch (1995)
"guar gum gel is a viscous fluid commonly used to create fractures. guar gum is a food additive derived from the guar bean. Mixed with water, guar gum forms ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"guar gum . (b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice. ..."

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