\tɹˈad͡ʒɐkˌanθ], \tɹˈadʒɐkˌanθ], \t_ɹ_ˈa_dʒ_ɐ_k_ˌa_n_θ]\
Definitions of TRAGACANTH
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The concrete exuded juice of various species of Astragalus. It contains two principal constituents, bassorin or tragacanthin and a substance resembling arabin and soluble in water. T. is demulcent, but is chiefly used or imparting firmness to troches, etc., and for suspending heavy powders in mixtures. [Gr.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe