gelose

noun

gel·​ose ˈjel-ōs also -ōz How to pronounce gelose (audio)
: a polysaccharide obtained from agar and like gelatin in its ability to form a jelly
broadly : a polysaccharide (as agar) occurring in red algae and capable of forming a jelly

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“Gelose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gelose. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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