[ kahr-bok-see-meth-uh l-sel-yuh-lohs ]
/ kɑrˌbɒk siˌmɛθ əlˈsɛl yəˌloʊs /
a white, water-soluble polymer derived from cellulose, used as a coating and sizing for paper and textiles, a stabilizer for various foods, and an appetite suppressor.
- carboxylic acid,
- carbro process,
Origin of carboxymethylcellulose
Also called cellulose gum.
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