\kˈe͡ɪəɹˌʌt͡ʃa͡ʊk], \kˈeɪəɹˌʌtʃaʊk], \k_ˈeɪ_ə_ɹ_ˌʌ_tʃ_aʊ_k]\
Definitions of CAOUTCHOUC
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A milky, product excreted from the latex canals of a variety of plant species that contain cauotchouc. Latex is composed of 25-35% caoutchouc, 60-75% water, 2% protein, 2% resin, 1.5% sugar & 1% ash. RUBBER is made by the removal of water from latex. (From Concise Encylopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3rd ed) However, the term latex has been broadened in scope to include RUBBER and other synthetic polymers. Latexes are used as inert vehicles to carry antibodies or antigens in LATEX FIX ATION TESTS.
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The Indian name for Indian Rubber, Elas'tic Gum, Gum Elastic, Gummi elas'ticum, Cauchuc, Resi'na elas'tica seu Cayennen'sis, Cayenne Resin, Cautchuc, (F.) Gomme elastique, Resine elastique ou de Cayenne. A substance formed from the milky juice of Hae'vea seu Hevea Guianen'sis, Jat'ropha elas'tica, Sipho'nia Cahuchu, S. elas'tica, Seringue Tree, and of Fious Indica, and Artocar'pus integrifo'lia :-South American trees. It is insoluble in water and alcohol; but boiling water softens and swells it. It is soluble in the essential oils and in ether, when it may be blown into bladders. It is used in the fabrication of catheters, bougies, pessaries, &c.
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