glidant

noun

glid·​ant ˈglīd-ᵊnt How to pronounce glidant (audio)
: 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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“Glidant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glidant. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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