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gel

 [jel]
1. a colloid in which the solid disperse phase forms a network in combination with that of the fluid continuous phase, resulting in a viscous semirigid sol.
2. to form such a compound or any similar semi-solid material.

gel

(jel),
1. A jelly, or the solid or semisolid phase of a colloidal solution. Synonym(s): gelatum
2. To form a gel or jelly; to convert a sol into a gel.
[Mod. L. gelatum]

gel

(jel)
1. a colloid in which the solid disperse phase forms a network in combination with the fluid continuous phase, resulting in a viscous semirigid sol.
2. to form such a compound or any similar semi-solid material.

aluminum hydroxide gel  a suspension of aluminum hydroxide and hydrated oxide used as a gastric antacid, especially in the treatment of peptic ulcer, and in the treatment of phosphate nephrolithiasis.
aluminum phosphate gel  an aqueous suspension of aluminum phosphate, used as an antacid and to reduce excretion of phosphates in the feces.
basic aluminum carbonate gel  an aluminum hydroxide–aluminum carbonate gel, used as an antacid, for treatment of hyperphosphatemia in renal insufficiency, and to prevent phosphate urinary calculi.
dried aluminum hydroxide gel  an amorphous form of aluminum hydroxide prepared by drying aluminum hydroxide gel at low temperature; used as an antacid.
sodium fluoride and phosphoric acid gel  a gel containing sodium fluoride, hydrofluoric acid, and phosphoric acid; applied topically to the teeth as a dental caries prophylactic.

gel

[jel]
Etymology: L, gelare, to congeal
a colloid that is firm although it contains a large amount of liquid, used in many medicines as a demulcent, a vehicle for other drugs, an antacid, or an astringent, depending on the drug from which it is derived. Also called jelly.

gel

(jel)
1. A jelly, or the solid or semisolid phase of a colloidal solution.
2. To form a gel or jelly; to convert a solution into a gel.
[Mod. L. gelatum]

gel

A largely liquid colloid, retained in a semisolid state by molecular chains, usually cross-linked.

gel

a semi-rigid COLLOID as distinct from the more liquid SOL.

gel

semisolid phase of a colloidal solution; see sol

gel

(jel)
1. A jelly, or the solid or semisolid phase of a colloidal solution.
2. To form a gel or jelly; to convert a sol into a gel.
[Mod. L. gelatum]

gel (jel),

n a colloid in solid form, jellylike in character. Hydrocolloid impression materials are examples of gels.
gel, brush-on, fluoride,
n a gelatinous preparation used to promote remineralization of teeth and discourage further demineralization, intended to augment daily brushing and flossing. Formulas contain either 1.1% sodium fluoride or 0.4% stannous fluoride in a glycerin base.
gel strength,
gel time,

gel

a colloid that is firm in consistency, although containing much liquid; a colloid in a gelatinous form.

coupling gel
gel diffusion technique
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