Definition of hydrogel
: a gel composed usually of one or more polymers suspended in water
Recent Examples of hydrogel from the Web
Wired News recently published a story about research on repairing spinal cords using hydrogels, the same type of structure the researchers used to build the lung tissue.
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First Known Use of hydrogel
Medical Definition of hydrogel
: a gel in which the liquid is water a silicone hydrogel used to make soft contact lenses
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