carboxymethylcellulose

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car·boxy·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose

noun \kär-ˌbäk-sē-ˌme-thəl-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz\

Definition of CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE

:  an acid ether derivative of cellulose that in the form of its sodium salt is used as a thickening, emulsifying, and stabilizing agent and as a bulk laxative in medicine

First Known Use of CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE

1947

car·boxy·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose

noun \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sē-ˌmeth-əl-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE

: an acid ether derivative of cellulose that in the form of its sodium salt is used as a thickening, emulsifying, and stabilizing agent and as a bulk laxative in medicine

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