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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pectineal of or relating to the pubis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The pectin that is found in apples aids in lowering cholesterol levels
    • a Pectineal (Anat) Of or pertaining to the pecten.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Many wonder what the difference is between jelly, preserves, jam, and marmalade. In all cases, jelly is the common denominator. Jelly is fruit juice with added sugar, cooled and congealed, usually by the addition of gelatin or pectin. Preserves preserve the largest percentage of the original fruit, containing whole chunks of it in addition to jelly. Jam is jelly plus fruit pulp. Marmalade has bits of fruit and the rinds in a jelly. Although the orange variety is most common, it is often made from other citrus fruits. Spread either of the four on toast, add a nice cup of tea, and you have one sweet treat.
    • pectineal In anatomy: Pectinal or pectinate. Having a comb-like crest or ridge: in this sense without implication of tooth-like processes.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Pecten


In literature:

Ripe plums do not contain enough pectin for jelly; therefore, a fruit high in pectin, such as crab apples, must be added.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
There is little pectin in the juice of raw apples, raw quince, raw grapes, and yet the cooked juices are full of pectin.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
The claws are powerful and but slightly curved, and that of the median toe is not pectinated as in the herons.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891" by Various
If available, a mixture of kaolin and pectin should be given for diarrhea.
"In Time Of Emergency" by Department of Defense
Dr. Pereira seems to think this species of kino consists principally of pectin and tannic acid.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Fruits are composed largely of water, with starches, a vegetable jelly, pectin, cellulose and organic acids.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
Antennae moderately pectinated, hardly shorter than the body.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
In food analysis, the pectin is usually included with the carbohydrates.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
The insoluble product from currant pectin had the composition C 54.4, H 5.0.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
Duplicate-pectinate: having the branches of a bipectinated antenna alternately long and short.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The first glume is oblong or ovate, flat, smooth, coriaceous, pectinately margined with upcurved spines.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Gimbernat's ligament consists of tendinous fibres which connect the inner end of the femoral arch with the pectineal ridge of the os pubis.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Such substances are starch, sugar, gum, and pectine.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
The antennae of the male are pectinated; those of the female simple.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
There is a single well-developed, often pectinated osphradium.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
Aquatic; immersed leaves pectinate.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
There is no pectineal process to the pubis.
"Trees. A Woodland Notebook" by Herbert Maxwell
To sit cross leg'd, or with our fingers pectinated or shut together, is accounted bad, and friends will perswade us from it.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)" by Thomas Browne
Pectines pectunculi varij or scallops of the lesser sort.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
There is no pectineal process to the pubis.
"Extinct Birds" by Walter Rothschild

In news:

1 box fruit pectin (6 ounce).
Regular powdered fruit pectin 4 c. Sugar 1 c. Golden raisins 1/2 tsp.
The apple adds a natural source of pectin to help the jam will set.
FMC to Acquire Pectin Manufacturer in Italy.
1 package (1¾ ounces) powdered pectin.
Look for these most common isolated fibers in the ingredient list: Inulin or chichory root, maltodextrin, pectin, polydextrose, oat fiber, resistant starch (resistant corn starch).
Powdered fruit pectin 1 Tbsp.
4 cups ripe peaches, pitted, peeled, and crushed (about 4 lbs peaches ) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 box (1.75 oz) powdered fruit pectin 5-1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided.
Mix all ingredients, except pectin.
Pears and apples are high in pectin (the fiber that causes fruit to gel when cooked) and are easily transformed into a thick sauce.
Kerry makes her own pepper jelly (available at the winery store) using fresh Pinot Noir juice and soft-set pectin.
Linton Hopkins's secret for making his sweet strawberry preserves is simple: Use ripe berries, and cook them at the proper temperature so you don't have to add any fruit pectin as a thickener.
With its distinct flavor (like a blend of apples and pears) and natural pectin content, quince is a natural in these treats.
In an 8-quart pan, combine peaches, raspberries, lemon juice, butter, if using, and pectin.
They do make a very good jelly because they have a high amount of natural pectin.