Definition of Mucilage. Meaning of Mucilage. Synonyms of Mucilage

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Definition of Mucilage

Mucilage
Mucilage Mu"ci*lage, n. [F., from L. mucilago a musty juice, fr. mucus mucus, slime. See Mucus.] 1. (Bot. Chem.) A gummy or gelatinous substance produced in certain plants by the action of water on the cell wall, as in the seeds of quinces, of flax, etc. 2. An aqueous solution of gum, or of substances allied to it; as, medicinal mucilage; mucilage for fastening envelopes.

Meaning of Mucilage from wikipedia

- Mucilage is a thick, gluey substance produced by nearly all plants and some microorganisms. These microorganisms include protists which use it for their...
- genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage. Psyllium is mainly used as a dietary fibre to relieve symptoms of both...
- Root mucilage is made of plant-specific polysaccharides or long chains of sugar molecules. This polysaccharide secretion of root exudate forms a gelatinous...
- ros solis, meaning "dew of the sun") refer to the glistening drops of mucilage at the tip of the glandular trichomes that resemble drops of morning dew...
- of each trichome, a bead of highly viscous mucilage is secreted, which resembles a drop of dew. The mucilage is a fairly pure aqueous solution of acidic...
- in the characteristic "goo" or slime when the seed pods are cooked; the mucilage contains soluble fiber. Pods are cooked, pickled, eaten raw, or included...
- Sea snot or marine mucilage is a collection of mucus-like organic matter found in the sea. The substance is described as "jello-like sheets of disease-carrying...
- Catechutannic-acid Choline D-catechin Fat < 30,000 Guanine Hypoxanthine Mucilage Protein < 98,600 Resin < 70,000 Saponin Starch 50,000–60,000 Tannin 50...
- auriculata), small, crawling insects have been trapped in the Plumbago's mucilage, which supports the conclusion that these tentacles could have evolved...
- Scientists at Cenicafé discovered that a coffee fruit with mucilage (immature and dry fruits have no mucilage) has enough water inside for the skin and seeds to...
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