[ hahy-druh-kol-oid ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈkɒl ɔɪd /
a substance that forms a colloid when combined with water.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hydrocolloidhy·dro·col·loi·dal [hahy-droh-kuh-loid-l], /ˌhaɪ droʊ kəˈlɔɪd l/, adjective
Words nearby hydrocolloid
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Medical definitions for hydrocolloid
[ hī′drə-kŏl′oid′ ]
A substance that forms a gel with water.
Such a substance used to take dental impressions, especially one derived from marine kelp.
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