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Preferred Term:

plant gums

Definition:
A comprehensive term for nonvolatile viscous plant exudates, which either dissolve or swell up in contact with water. Many substances referred to as gums, such as pine and spruce gum, are actually oleoresins.
Concept Schemes:
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • tree gums
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4063
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