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Bassorin

The insoluble part of the gum tragacanth is a calcium salt of bassorin.

(Science: chemistry) a constituent part of a species of gum from Bassora, as also of gum tragacanth and some gum resins. It is one of the amyloses.

Origin: cf. F. Bassorine.


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