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xanthan gum

noun xan·than gum \ˈzan-thən-\

Medical Definition of XANTHAN GUM

:  a polysaccharide that is produced by fermentation of carbohydrates by a bacterium (Xanthomonas campestris) and is a thickening and suspending agent used especially in pharmaceuticals and prepared foods—called also xanthan

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