"Karaya Gum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.
- Karaya Gum
- Gum, Karaya
- Tragacanth, Indian
- Indian Tragacanth
- Gum Karaya
- Karaya, Gum
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