sodium alginate


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al·gin

(al'jin),
A carbohydrate product of a seaweed, Macrocystis pyrifera; used as a gel in pharmaceutical preparations.
Synonym(s): sodium alginate

sodium alginate

NaC6H7O6, a purified carbohydrate product extracted from certain species of seaweed. It is used as a food additive and as a pharmaceutical aid.
See also: sodium
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