Definition of hydrogel in English:

hydrogel

Syllabification: hy·dro·gel
Pronunciation: /ˈhīdrəˌjel
 
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noun

A gel in which the liquid component is water.
More example sentences
  • The material, called a hydrogel, contains a polymer that senses and binds to glucose in bodily fluids.
  • Although dressings such as films, foams, hydrocolloids, hydrogels, collagen, and alginates, may be more expensive per dressing than gauze dressings, they are less expensive to use.
  • The films are in a class of materials known as hydrogels, which are networks of polymers that swell in water.

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