Definition of Gum resin

1. Noun. A mixture of resin and gum.

Definition of Gum resin

1. Noun. A mixture of gum and resin secreted by a plant. ¹

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Medical Definition of Gum resin

1. The dry exudate from a number of plants, consisting of a mixture of a gum and a resin, the former soluble in water but not alcohol, the latter soluble in alcohol but not water. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gum Resin

gum elastic
gum elemi
gum eurphorbium
gum karaya
gum kino
gum labdanum
gum lancet
gum lift
gum lifts
gum line
gum myrrh
gum olibanum
gum plant
gum resection
gum resin (current term)
gum ridge
gum sangapenum
gum terpentine
gum tree
gum trees
gum up
gumball machine

Literary usage of Gum resin

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"A hard brittle yellow gum-resin, composed of a variable mixture of gum and resin, ... A fragrant gum-resin obtained in Arabia and northeastern Africa from a ..."

2. American Druggist (1885)
"In order to emulsify with water, the cleaned gum-resin is rubbed to as fine a ... Should, as for instance in hot summer weather, the gum-resin be too tough ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1832)
"Gum-resin of the Olive Tree. ... of Sebenico, states, that the gum-resin of the olive tree possesses purgative and tonic properties, and that he has used it ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1871)
"This balsamic gum resin is obtained from Bubon galba- пит, ... This is a gum resin, with properties similar to the myrrh, but, not so valuable. Anime. ..."

5. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"According to Nuttall the smooth gray bark exudes in small quantities a very astringent gum-resin. The fresh red berries are described by Palmer as coated ..."

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