guaiac

(redirected from guaiac gum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to guaiac gum: Guaiacum

guaiac

[′gwī‚ak]
(materials)
A resin obtained from the trees Guaiacum santum and G. officinale; soluble in alcohol, ether, and chloroform; used in medicine and varnish.