Gum

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

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.

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

(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

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

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

(botany) In botany, complex polysaccharides (carbohydrates) formed by many plants and trees, particularly by those from dry regions. They form four main groups: plant exudates (gum arabic); marine plant extracts (agar); seed extracts; and fruit and vegetable extracts. Some are ...
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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

[crater] The interior floor of this crater has been completely resurfaced by lava that has entered through a break in the eastern rim. The surviving rim forms a shallow, arcing ridge about the interior. A small flooded crater lies across the southeast rim, and the remains of a small crater form an incision along the northeastern rim. The in...
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GUM

[department store] GUM (ГУМ, pronounced ˈɡum, an abbreviation of the Главный универсальный магазин; Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin; literally `main universal store`) is the name of the main department store in many cities of the former Soviet Union, known as State Department Store (Государственны...
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Gum

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

A plant substance that is soluble in water.
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Gum

Any one of a class of colloidal substance exuded by, or extracted from, gum plants.
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Gum

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

Genitourinary medicine (often used more restrictively as alternative to sexually transmitted disease clinic)
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GUM

Guam
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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

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

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

See gingiva.
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