polyethylene glycol


polyethylene glycol

noun

Definition of POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL

:  any of a series of polymers H(OCH2CH2)nOH where n is greater than three that vary from viscous liquids to waxy solids and are used especially as lubricants and in medical and biotechnological applications —abbreviation PEG

First Known Use of POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL

1886

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