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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 of or relating to a hydrocolloid
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The controlled-release pellets, DMP-3 and BMP-4, had 98.9% and 99.1% at end of the tenth hour due to the composition of hydrocolloidal polymer GG.
[2.] Sahan N, Yasar K and AA Hayaloglu Physical, chemical and flavour quality of non-fat yoghurt as affected by a [beta]-glucan hydrocolloidal composite during storage.
(2004) also reported the reduction in hardness of cheddar cheese made with hydrocolloidal suspensions as compared to its reduced fat control (C-).