methylcellulose

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

Definition of methylcellulose

: 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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First Known Use of methylcellulose

1921


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methylcellulose

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

medical Definition of methylcellulose

: 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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