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noun car·ra·geen·an

Medical Definition of CARRAGEENAN

:  a colloid extracted from various red algae and especially Irish moss and used especially as a suspending agent (as in foods) and as a clarifying agent (as for beverages) and in controlling crystal growth in frozen confections


car·ra·geen·an or car·ra·geen·in \ˌkar-ə-ˈgē-nən\
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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