<botany> A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the Isonandra, or Dichopsis, Gutta. ... It becomes soft, and unpressible at the tamperature of boiling water, and, on cooling, retains its new shape. It dissolves in oils and ethers, but not in ...
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(gut″ә-pur´chә) the coagulated, dried, purified latex of trees of the genera Palaguium and Payena, most commonly Palaguium gutta; used in orthopedics for fracture splints, in surgery for temporary sealing of cavities, and in dentistry in the form of cones for filling root canals o...
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• (n.) A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the Isonandra, / Dichopsis, Gutta. It becomes soft, and unpressible at the tamperature of boiling water, and, on cooling, retains its new shape. It dissolves in oils and ethers, but not in water. I...
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yellowish or brownish leathery material derived from the latex of certain trees in Malaysia, the South Pacific, and South America, especially ... [3 related articles]
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Palaquium amboinense Palaquium barnesii Palaquium bataanense Palaquium beccarianum Palaquium borneense Palaquium burckii Palaquium clarkeanum Palaquium cochleariifolium Palaquium dasyphyllum Palaquium ellipticum Palaquium formosanum Palaquium galactoxylum Palaquium gutta Palaquium herveyi Palaquium...
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gutta-percha (gŭt'u-pûr'chu) , natural latex obtained from Palaquium gutta and several other evergreen trees of East Asia. The latex, collected by felling or girdling the tree, is allowed to coagulate and is then washed, purified, and molded into bricks for shipping. Like caoutcho...
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Gutta-percha is a tough plastic-like substance resembling caoutchouc in many of its properties, but stronger, more soluble, and less elastic. It is the inspissated milky juice of Isonandra Gutta and other kindred trees of the natural order Sapotaceae. It chiefly comes from Malacca, Borneo, and other...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: gut′ă-pĕr′chă Definitions: 1. The coagulated, purified, dried, milky juice of trees of the genera Palaquium (especially P. gutta and Payena (family Sapotaceae); a polyterpene-containing a trans isomer of rubber used as a filling material in dentis...
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Rubbery material made from the resin of an East Indian tree, used in the late 19thC for furniture decorations, dolls and golf balls.
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