Sentence Examples

  • 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.
  • In other cases the mucilage is denser and the branches more closely compacted (Helminthora).
  • Assimilative layer, and may also by the production of mucilage be of use in the protection of the body in various ways.
  • Lemon juice is fermented for some time to free it from mucilage, then boiled 2 Cf.
  • The value of the city's factory products in 1905 was $13,879,159, the principal items being rubber and elastic goods ($3,635,211) and boots and shoes ($2,044,250) The manufacture of stoves, and of mucilage and paste are important industries.

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