Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medicine and Health


Quick Reference

The partially evaporated milky latex of the evergreen sapodilla tree (Manilkara zapote, formerly Achras sapota); it contains gutta (which has elastic properties) and resin, together with carbohydrates, waxes, and tannins. The basis of chewing gum. The same tree also produces the sapodilla.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries