carboxymethylcellulose


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carboxymethylcellulose

 [kahr-bok″se-meth″il-sel´u-lōs]
a substituted cellulose polymer of variable size, used as the sodium or calcium salt as a pharmaceutical suspending agent, tablet excipient, and viscosity-increasing agent; the sodium salt is also used as a laxative.

car·box·y·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose

(kar-bok'sē-meth'il-sel'yū-lōs),
A cellulose derivative that forms a colloidal dispersion in water; indigestible and nonabsorbable systemically; absorbs water and is used as a bulk laxative. Can also be used as a suspending agent.

carboxymethylcellulose

/car·boxy·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose/ (-meth″il-sel´u-lōs) a substituted cellulose polymer of variable size, used as the sodium or calcium salt as a pharmaceutical suspending agent, tablet excipient, and viscosity-increasing agent; the former is also used as a laxative.

carboxymethylcellulose

(kär-bŏk′sē-mĕth′əl-sĕl′yə-lōs′)
n.
A derivative of cellulose whose sodium salt is used in the manufacture of processed foods as a stabilizing and emulsifying agent, in drugs to add viscosity and lubrication, and in sizing paper and textiles.

carboxymethylcellulose

[kärbok′semeth′ilsel′ulōs]
a substituted cellulose polymer of variable size. The sodium or calcium salt is used as a pharmaceutical suspending agent, tablet excipient, and viscosity-increasing agent. The sodium salt is also used as a laxative.

carboxymethylcellulose

A drug used as artificial saliva in the treatment of dry mouth. A brand name is Glandosane.

car·box·y·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose

(kahr-bok'sē-meth'il-sel'yū-lōs)
Cellulose derivative that forms a colloidal dispersion in water; used as a bulk laxative and suspending agent.
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Over the years, a number of functional hydrocolloids including carrageenan, xanthan gum, guar gum and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) have been used to create different mouthfeel characteristics.
For lubrication I use carboxymethylcellulose, a veterinary expanding lubricant that works quite well.
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