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hydrogel

 [hi´dro-jel]
a gel that contains water.

hy·dro·gel

(hī'drō-jel),
A colloid in which the particles are in the external or dispersion phase and water in the internal or dispersed phase. Compare: hydrosol.

hydrogel

a gel in which water is the dispersion medium.

hydrogel

Wound care A polymer absorptive wound dressing. See Dressing.

hy·dro·gel

(hī'drō-jel)
A colloid in which the particles are in the external or dispersion phase and water in the internal or dispersed phase; used in sterile dressings and wound cane.

hydrogel

Type of plastic material which contains water, and is commonly used in the manufacture of soft contact lenses, e.g. HEMA.

hydrogel

a gel that contains water.
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While various hydrogels have been used to coat glucose sensors and prevent such a reaction, the hydrogels are brittle and can detach easily with motion.
Compressive measurements were performed on hydrogels with the same size (10 mm x 10 mm x 10 mm) using a CMT 4204.
This technique is used to induce an electro-osmotic flux of glucose, which is collected in a hydrogel and analyzed on a platinum-carbon (Pt/C) composite electrode.
comprehensive book explores the structure and properties of hydrogels and different fabrication technologies
Using different patterning, protein hydrogels can adopt various other capabilities seen in nature.
Acrylamide and AAc-based polymers interact with many metal cations, including hematite in hydrous solutions [41], Due to the porous structure of hydrogels and the existence of amide (CON[H.
The analysis of variance and mean comparison results of number of roots per cuttings grown indifferent percentages of hydrogels are presented respectively in (able (1) and figure 3.
In simulated ancient seawater, clay forms a hydrogel - a mass of microscopic spaces capable of soaking up liquids like a sponge.
In this study, loading of Povidone-iodine was performed by allowing the dry hydrogels to swell in the Povidone-iodine solution of known concentration and then taking out and drying them at room temperature.
When the researchers placed those flat structures into solution, one hydrogel layer began to swell, while the other kept its volume in check.
David Stefansky, Chairman of Alliqua said: "We are very excited about collaborating with Noble Biomaterials through the licensing of these two products, especially the hydrogel that utilized Alliqua's hydrogels.
Rachel spoke about her research into hydrogels to optimise drug delivery via the skin.