psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid

mucilloid

 [mu´sil-oid]
a preparation of a mucilaginous substance.
psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid a powdered preparation of the mucilaginous portion of blond psyllium seeds, used in treatment of constipation.

psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid

Mucilloid prepared from psyllium seeds. It is used as a bulk-type laxative.
See also: mucilloid

Psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid

A plant material contained in some laxatives.
Mentioned in: Stool Culture

mucilloid

a preparation of a mucilaginous substance.

psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid
a powdered preparation of the mucilaginous portion of blond psyllium seeds, used in treatment of constipation. See also psyllium.
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Lipid-Lowering efficacy of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid in non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus with hyperlipidaemia.
Cholesterol-lowering effects of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid.
Effects of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid on LDL-cholesterol and bile acid synthesis in hypercholesterolemic men.
4 grams of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid three times a day for eight weeks caused increased reduction of the LDL.
Psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid, sold under the brand name Metamucil, is a bulk-forming substance ordinarily administered to induce bowel movements.
Andy Schwartzman has a glass of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid.