gelose

noun
gel·ose | \ ˈjel-ōs also -ōz \

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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