alginic acid definition

  • noun:
    • An insoluble colloidal acid by means of a carboxylated polysaccharide that's abundant in the mobile wall space of brown algae.
    • A gum (a carboxylated polysaccharide), obtained from certain seaweeds, made use of as a food additive
    • a gum made use of specifically as a thickener or emulsifier

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