glidant

noun
glid·​ant | \ ˈglīd-ᵊnt How to pronounce glidant (audio) \

Medical Definition of glidant

: a substance (as colloidal silica) that enhances the flow of a granular mixture by reducing interparticle friction and that is used in the pharmaceutical production of tablets and capsules

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