gelose

noun
gel·​ose | \ ˈjel-ōs also -ōz How to pronounce gelose (audio) \

Medical Definition of gelose

: 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 6 Oct. 2022.

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