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hydrocolloid

[ hahy-druh-kol-oid ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈkɒl ɔɪd /
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noun
a substance that forms a colloid when combined with water.
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Origin of hydrocolloid

First recorded in 1925–30; hydro-1 + colloid

OTHER WORDS FROM hydrocolloid

hy·dro·col·loi·dal [hahy-droh-kuh-loid-l], /ˌhaɪ droʊ kəˈlɔɪd l/, adjective
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