Mucilage vs Gelatin - What's the difference?

mucilage | gelatin |


As nouns the difference between mucilage and gelatin

is that mucilage is a thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms while gelatin is a protein derived through partial hydrolysis of the collagen extracted from animal skin, bones, cartilage, ligaments, etc.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mucilage

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms.
  • gelatin

    Alternative forms

    * gelatine

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a protein derived through partial hydrolysis of the collagen extracted from animal skin, bones, cartilage, ligaments, etc.
  • an edible jelly made from this material
  • a thin, translucent membrane used as a filter for photography or for theatrical lighting effects
  • :* {{quote-magazine
  • , date= , year=2010 , month=April , first= , last= , author=Frank Zullo , coauthors= , title=Imaging Prehistoric Sunrises , volume=38 , issue=4 , page=50 , magazine=Astronomy , publisher= , issn= , url= , passage=For both images I placed a Kodak 4.0 neutral-density gelatin filter over the lens to reduce the Sun's brightness. }}

    Synonyms

    * when used as a gelling agent

    Derived terms

    * gelatinous

    Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Noun

  • (l) or (l)
  • References

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