methylcellulose

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noun meth·yl·cel·lu·lose \ˌme-thəl-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz\

Definition of methylcellulose

  1. :  any of various gummy products of cellulose methylation that swell in water and are used especially as emulsifiers, adhesives, thickeners, and bulk laxatives

First Known Use of methylcellulose

1921


Medical Dictionary

methylcellulose

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noun meth·yl·cel·lu·lose \ˌmeth-əl-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz\

Medical Definition of methylcellulose

  1. :  any of various gummy products of cellulose methylation that swell in water and are used especially as emulsifiers, adhesives, thickeners, and bulk laxatives


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