carrageenan definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several closely associated colloids derived from Irish moss and many other purple algae, widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending representative in industrial, pharmaceutical, and foods.
    • A food additive made of a purified herb of red seaweed, widely used as a thickening broker.
    • a colloidal product gotten from seaweed or Irish moss, utilized as an thickening or emulsifying broker and stabilizing foods, beauty products, and pharmaceuticals.
    • a colloidal plant from carrageen seaweed alongside red algae

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