hydrogel

[hahy-druh-jel]

noun

a gel whose liquid constituent is water.

Origin of hydrogel

First recorded in 1890–95; hydro-1 + gel
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrogel

hydrogel

noun

a gel in which the liquid constituent is water
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hydrogel in Medicine

hydrogel

[hīdrə-jĕl′]

n.

A colloidal gel in which the particles are dispersed in water.
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