bassorin

noun
bas·​so·​rin | \ˈbas-ə-rən, ˈbəs- \

Medical Definition of bassorin 

: a substance that is a constituent of some gums (as tragacanth) and is insoluble in water but swells to form a gel — compare tragacanthin

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