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alginate Line breaks: al¦gin|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈaldʒɪnət/

Definition of alginate in English:


A salt of alginic acid.
Example sentences
  • Similar compounds, with the same possible adverse effects, are ammonium alginate, sodium alginate, and propylene glycol alginate.
  • This absorptive layer is made of material other than an alginate, foam, hydrocolloid, or hydrogel.
  • Treatment with moisture-retentive dressings consisted of either a hydrocolloid, an alginate, or sterile gauze.

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