Gum

Complex polysaccharidal substances formed by cells in reaction to wounding or infection.
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gum

[n] - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants 2. [v] - exude or from gum
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gum

any hydrophilic plant polysaccharides or their derivatives that, when dispersed in water, swell to produce a viscous dispersion or solution. Unlike resins, they are soluble in water and insoluble in alcohol.
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Gum

Fleshy tissue covering the jaw bones around the base of the teeth
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Gum

Gum noun [ Middle English gome , Anglo-Saxon gama palate; akin Co G. g aumen , Old High German goumo , guomo , Icelandic g...mr , Swedish gom ; confer Greek ... to gape.] The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws
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Gum

Gum transitive verb To deepen and enlarge the spaces between the teeth of (a worn saw). See Gummer .
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Gum

Gum noun [ Middle English gomme , gumme , French gomme , Latin gummi and commis, from Greek ..., probably from an Egyptian form kam... ; confer Italian gomma .] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is solub
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Gum

Gum transitive verb [ imperfect &. p. Gummed ; present participle & verbal noun Gumming .] To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance. « He frets li
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Gum

Gum intransitive verb To exude or from gum; to become gummy.
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gum

The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. ... <medicine> Gum rash, strophulus in a teething child; red gum. Gum stick, a smooth hard substance for children to bite upon while teething. ... Origin: OE. Gome, AS. Gama palate; akin Co G. Gaumen, OHG. Goumo, guomo, Icel. Gmr, Sw. Gom; cf. Gr. To gape. ...
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gum

verb exude or form gum; `these trees gum in the Spring`
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gum

verb become sticky
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gum

verb cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum; `if you gum the tape it is stronger`
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gum

(gum) gingiva. a mucilaginous excretion of various plants. adj., gum´my., adj. guar gum a gum obtained from the ground endosperms of the leguminous tree Cyamopsis tetragonolobus; used in pharmaceutical preparations and as a source of soluble dietary fiber.
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Gum

• (n.) A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic; gum tragacanth; the gum of the cherry tree. Also, with less propriety, exudations that are not soluble in water; as, gum copal and gum sandarac, which are really resins. • (n.) A hive made of a section of a hollow gum
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gum

in anatomy, connective tissue covered with mucous membrane, attached to and surrounding the necks of the teeth and adjacent alveolar bone. Before the ... [3 related articles]
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gum

in botany, adhesive substance of vegetable origin, mostly obtained as exudate from the bark of trees or shrubs belonging to the family Fabaceae ... [1 related articles]
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GUM

(Russian: `State Department Store`), the largest department store in Russia. Situated on a traditional market site on the northeast side of Red ... [1 related articles]
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Gum

[botany] Gum is a sap or other resinous material associated with certain species of the plant kingdom. This material is often polysaccharide-based and most frequently is associated with woody plants, particularly under the bark or as a seed coating. The polysaccharide material is typically of high molecular weight and most often highly hydr
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gum

A natural exudation, also called kino, produced in trees as a result of fire or mechanical damage
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Gum

See gingiva.
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gum

gum, in anatomy: see teeth.
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gum

gum, term commonly applied to any of a wide variety of colloidal substances somewhat similar in appearance and general characteristics, exuded by or extracted from plants. In this classification, however, many substances that are not true gums are included, among them many resins, so-called gum resi...
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Gum

Gum is a substance of various properties which exudes spontaneously from the bark of certain trees, such as the plum, the peach, etc; or from incisions made in the bark to facilitate the flow. Gums form non-crystalline rounded drops or tears, the purest varieties being transparent or translucent, of a pale yellow but sometimes of a dark colour.
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gum

Type: Term Pronunciation: gŭm Definitions: 1. The dried exuded sap from a number of trees and shrubs, forming an amorphous brittle mass; it usually forms a mucilaginous solution in water and is often used as a suspending agent in liquid preparations of insoluble drugs. 2. Water-soluble glycans, often containing uronic acids, found in many plan
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