cellulose acetate phthalate

noun

Medical Definition of cellulose acetate phthalate

: a derivative of cellulose used as a coating for enteric tablets

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“Cellulose acetate phthalate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cellulose%20acetate%20phthalate. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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