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a•gar



Pronunciation: (ä'gär, ag'ur), [key]
n.
1. Also,a'gar-a'gar.Also called Chinese gelatin, Chinese isinglass, Japanese gelatin, Japanese isinglass. a gelatinlike product of certain seaweeds, used for solidifying certain culture media, as a thickening agent for ice cream and other foods, as a substitute for gelatin, in adhesives, as an emulsifier, etc.
2. Biol.a culture medium having an agar base.

A•gar



Pronunciation: (ā'gär), [key]
n. Douay Bible.
Hagar.

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