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polysorbate

[pol-ee-sawr-beyt, -bit]
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noun
  1. any of a class of emulsifying and dispersing agents used in various foods and pharmaceutical preparations.
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polysorbate in Medicine

polysorbate

(pŏl′ē-sôrbāt′)
n.
  1. Any of a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals.
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polysorbate in Science

polysorbate

[pŏl′ē-sôrbāt′]
  1. Any of a class of emulsifiers used in food preparation and in some pharmaceuticals. Polysorbates are fatty acid esters with short polyethylene chains branching out from a central ring.
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