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hy·dro·col·loid

 (hī′drə-kŏl′oid′)
n.
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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hydrocolloid

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈkɒlɔɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any substance that forms a gel with water
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Noun1.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"
jello, Jell-O - fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder
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hydrocolloid

n hidrocoloide m
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