|carrageenan, carragheenan or carageenan (ˌkærəˈɡiːnən)|
|a carbohydrate extracted from carrageen, used to make a beverage, medicine, and jelly, and as an emulsifying and gelling agent (E407) in various processed desserts and drinks|
|carragheenan, carragheenan or carageenan|
|carageenan, carragheenan or carageenan|
carrageenan car·ra·geen·an or car·ra·geen·in (kār'ə-gē'nən)
Any of a group of closely related colloids derived from several red algae, widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in pharmaceuticals.
|carrageenan (kār'ə-gē'nən) Pronunciation Key
A gelatinous material derived from Irish moss (Chondrus crispus) and other species of red algae. It is widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in industrial, pharmaceutical, and food products.