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Pronunciation: ik'the-o-kol'a

Definition: Fish gelatin obtained from sounds or swim bladders of fish such as the hake, cod, and sturgeon; used as a glue, a food substitute, and a clarifying agent.

Synonym(s): isinglass

[ichthyo- + G. kolla, glue]

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