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Gelatin

Scope note

A water-soluble, tasteless colloidal form of processed collagen obtained from bones, hooves or skins and used as a dispersing agent, sizing medium, adhesive, or coating for photographic films, and stabilizer for foodstuffs and pharmaceutical preparations.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300011812

Broader Terms used

<processed animal material>

Narrower Terms used

photographic gelatin

Term used for

gelatine

Created

12yrs ago

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