Noun: mucilage myoosulij
- A gelatinous substance secreted by plants
- Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
- glue, gum
Derived forms: mucilages
See also: mucilaginous
An adhesive prepared from a gum and water.2.
A liquid adhesive which has low bonding strength.
Substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues (properly collagen-derived adhesives),mucilages,sticky pastes,gums,resins,or latex. n
1 : a gelatinous substance of various plants (as legumes or seaweeds) that contains protein and polysaccharides and is similar to plant gums
2 : an aqueous usu. viscid solution (as of a gum) used in pharmacy as an excipient and in medicine as a demulcent
- gums and mucilages can reduce the size of some of the soil pores.
- gums and mucilages are not distinguishable chemically
- similar compounds that produce slimy solutions are called mucilages
- mucilage glue short-fiber greese
- 3 lidocaine hydrochloride mucilage is a kind of lubricant and surface anaesthetic