Sentence Examples


  • The mucilage must be acidulated with hydrochloric acid before dialysing, to set free the gummic acid.
  • In other cases the mucilage is denser and the branches more closely compacted (Helminthora).
  • When it persists as a massive element of the seed its nutritive function is usually apparent, for there is accumulated within its cells reserve-food, and according to the dominant substance it is starchy, oily, or rich in cellulose, mucilage or proteid.
  • It gives with water a somewhat stronger mucilage than gum arabic, from which it is distinguished by its clear interior, fewer cracks and greater toughness.
  • In their reactions the different kinds of mucilage present differences; e.g.
 

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