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Descriptor English: Baking Powder
Descriptor Spanish: Fermento Químico
Descriptor Portuguese: Fermento Químico
Descriptor French: Levure Chimique
Entry term(s): Chemical Leavening Agents
Tree number(s): VS2.001.003.004.005.015
Scope note: A product formed from a single substance or a mixture of chemicals that, by the influence of heat or humidity, produces some gas that expands masses prepared with flour or starches, increasing their volume and porosity.
DeCS ID: 51414
Unique ID: DDCS051414
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Baking Powder - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061612
Scope note A product formed from a single substance or a mixture of chemicals that, by the influence of heat or humidity, produces some gas that expands masses prepared with flour or starches, increasing their volume and porosity.
Preferred term Baking Powder
Entry term(s) Chemical Leavening Agents



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