oxypolygelatin

noun
oxy·​poly·​gelatin | \ ¦äksə̇¦pälə̇, -sē¦pälē+ \

Definition of oxypolygelatin

: gelatin modified by polymerization by means of glyoxal and oxidation with hydrogen peroxide for use as a plasma expander

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History and Etymology for oxypolygelatin

oxy- + poly- (from polymerization) + gelatin

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“Oxypolygelatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxypolygelatin. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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