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Meaning of AGAR

Pronunciation:  'âgâr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
  2. [n]  any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
 

AGAR is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: agar-agar
 
 See Also: agar, blood agar, culture medium, gum, medium, nutrient agar

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This gelatinous material, an extract from red algae (mainly Gelidium and Gracilaria species), is most frequently used as a culture medium, especially for bacteria. It is also used as a thickener in foods, but humans can't digest it.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition:  or Hagar, a stranger; one that fears
 

 

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