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Noun: agar  'ey,gaa(r)
  1. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
    - nutrient agar
  2. A colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
    - agar-agar

Derived forms: agars

Type of: culture medium, gum, medium

Encyclopedia: Agar, Nicholas