agar-agar moss is shipped from Singapore to the extent of 13,000 tons a-year.
agar-agar, a gum extracted from a sea-weed, used in bacteriological investigations.
Cultures of the comma bacillus were also made in agar-agar jelly, which is not liquefied by them.
Certain constipation biscuits, sterilized dry bran, or agar-agar may be eaten with the breakfast cereal.
The latter had come for the purpose of collecting the gelatinous Fucus, agar-agar.
agar-agar, g′ar-g′ar, n. a nutrient jelly prepared from certain seaweeds, and used in the artificial cultivation of bacteria.
The culture of such algae may prove of economic importance; gelatine, glue and agar-agar would be valuable by-products.
agar a·gar (ā'gär', ä'gär') or a·gar-a·gar (ā'gär-ā'gär', ä'gär-ä'-)
A gelatinous material derived from marine algae, used as a base for bacterial culture media and as a stabilizer and thickener in food.
A culture medium containing this material.