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Pronunciation: rub'er

Definition: The prepared inspissated milky juice of Hevea brasiliensis and other Hevea species (family Euphorbiaceae), known in commerce as pure Para rubber; used in the manufacture of various plasters, tissues, bandages, and in other applications.

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