Definition of Hydrogel

1. Noun. A colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium.

Generic synonyms: Colloidal Gel, Gel



Definition of Hydrogel

1. Noun. A colloid gel in which water is the continuous phase; they have a number of medical and industrial applications ¹

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Definition of Hydrogel

1. a colloid [n -S] - See also: colloid

Medical Definition of Hydrogel

1. A colloid in which the particles are in the external or dispersion phase and water in the internal or dispersed phase. Compare: hydrosol. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrogel

hydrofluosilicic acid
hydroflurocarbon
hydrofoil
hydrofoil craft
hydrofoils
hydroformed
hydroforming
hydroformylation
hydroformylations
hydrofracking
hydrofracture
hydrofracturing
hydrogalvanic
hydrogamous
hydrogamy
hydrogel (current term)
hydrogels
hydrogen
hydrogen-1
hydrogen-2
hydrogen-3
hydrogen-bomb
hydrogen-bonded
hydrogen-bonding
hydrogen-like
hydrogen-potassium-exchanging atpase
hydrogen-transporting ATP synthase
hydrogen acceptor
hydrogen acetate
hydrogen acid

Literary usage of Hydrogel

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1. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (1891)
"evaporated or further boiled, then the acetic acid passes off and the hydrogel of alumina remains. The hydrosol of alumina—ie the soluble aluminium ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"The coagulation of the hydrosol of silicic acid is promoted by small quantities 01 salts, and, on the other hand, the hydrogel is reconverted into the ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1864)
"It is always somewhat ess in bulk than the primary hydrogel, but not more, to he eye, than one-fifth or one-sixth part of the original volume. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"really more than n + 2 independent variables, so that the hydrogel is not a ... The hydrogel is a system of three phases and, therefore, on this view, ..."

5. The Chemistry and Physics of Dyeing: Being an Account of the Relations by William Porter Dreaper (1906)
"The hydrogel of silica will remove potash from potassium carbonate, ... On shaking up the same hydrogel with calcium carbonate and potassium chloride, ..."

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