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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.

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
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hydrocolloid

n hidrocoloide m
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Despite these advantages, certain drawbacks of this irreversible hydrocolloid have led to efforts to improve the properties of conventional alginates.
A diagnostic impression was made with irreversible hydrocolloid impression material and poured in dental stone to obtain the diagnostic cast.
Fabrication of Prosthesis: Impressions were made using irreversible hydrocolloid impression material (Algitex, Dpi, Mumbai.
Several impression techniques are described in the literature, including using plaster in a two-piece mold, reversible hydrocolloid enclosed by a wax collar, irreversible hydrocolloid contained in a wax or thermoplastic ring, irreversible hydrocolloid in a rigid tray, and the conventional impression technique (CIT) [2].
7) It is recommended that irreversible hydrocolloid impressions be poured immediately or within a few minutes of removal from the mouth to prevent distortion.
Alginate is an elastic irreversible hydrocolloid widely used for recording the impressions of dentulous arches, impressions for making models for diagnostic purposes, and for duplication of casts.
However, to the best of our knowledge, no case of a near-total obstruction caused by an irreversible hydrocolloid has heretofore been reported in the literature.
Swain, Determining the complex modulus of alginate irreversible hydrocolloid dental material.
Then preliminary upper and lower impressions were made with irreversible hydrocolloid (alginate) using the perforated stock tray, taking care to block out defect undercuts with petrolatum laden gauge and a stone cast was poured from the impression to obtain a diagnostic cast.
Dimensional evaluation of molds of irreversible hydrocolloid after disinfection.
After comprehensive preoperative assessment and counselling of the patient, impression was made using irreversible hydrocolloid material and poured with dental stone.