some of several types, such as salt alginate or alginic acid, of a gelatinous substance extracted from particular brown algae and trusted as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending representative in professional, pharmaceutical, and foods, such as ice-cream.
Any of numerous gelatinous gums, types of alginic acid, derived from algae.
A nitrogenous substance resembling gelatin, acquired from particular algæ.
A mucilaginous compound obtained from certain algæ, Laminaria stenophylla and L. digitata.
a gum made use of specially as a thickener or emulsifier