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  • Very many seeds, roots, &c., when infused in boiling water, yield mucilages which, for the most part, consist of bassorin.
  • Mucilages are useful in medicine as vehicles for various insoluble and other drugs, and in the arts as thickeners (in calico-printing, dyeing, &c.).
  • The British pharmacopoeia contains the mucilages of acacia and tragacanth.
 
 

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