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hydrogel

[hahy-druh-jel] /ˈhaɪ drəˌdʒɛl/
noun
1.
a gel whose liquid constituent is water.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; hydro-1 + gel
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Examples from the web for hydrogel
  • Perhaps the biggest breakthrough with contacts in the past few years is the new silicone-hydrogel lenses.
  • Next they pour a light-sensitive hydrogel solution over the top of the cells.
  • In patients, the polymer hardens into a hydrogel-a scaffold on which the cells can develop into new tissue.
British Dictionary definitions for hydrogel

hydrogel

/ˈhaɪdrəˌdʒɛl/
noun
1.
a gel in which the liquid constituent is water
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hydrogel in Medicine

hydrogel hy·dro·gel (hī'drə-jěl')
n.
A colloidal gel in which the particles are dispersed in water.

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