Definition of alginate in English:

alginate

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

Chemistry
  • A salt of alginic acid.
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    • 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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