Definitions

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  • In chem., of or pertaining to algin.

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  • adjective Relating to alginic acid or its derivatives

Etymologies

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From algin

Examples

  • Bladderwrack and other brown seaweeds contain a substance called alginic acid, which is present in many laxative agents.

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  • In addition to numerous vitamins and minerals, seaweed contains alginic acid, which is thought to bind heavy metals in the intestines, and cause them to be eliminated.

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  • In addition to numerous vitamins and minerals, seaweed contains alginic acid, which is thought to bind heavy metals in the intestines, and cause them to be eliminated.

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  • According to new findings in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, forming nano-sized structures using alginic acid and calcium ions, may allow food formulators to get fat soluble beta-carotene into aqueous foods.

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