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1. A substance that forms a gel with water.
2. The gel that is so formed.
hy′dro·col·loid′al (-kə-loid′l) adj.
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(Biochemistry) biochem any substance that forms a gel with water
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|Noun||1.||hydrocolloid - a substance that forms a gel with water|
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
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hydrocolloidn hidrocoloide m
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