polyethylene glycol


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polyethylene

 [pol″e-eth´ĭ-lēn]
polymerized ethylene, (—CH2—CH2—)n, a synthetic plastic material, forms of which have been used in reparative surgery.
polyethylene glycol a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form (polyethylene glycol 300 or 400) or as waxy solids (polyethylene glycol 1540 or 4000), used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base. Polyethylene glycol is also used as a laxative.

polyethylene glycol

n.
Any of a family of high molecular weight liquids and waxes that are condensation polymers of ethylene glycol, are soluble in water and in many organic solvents, and are used in detergents, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals and as emulsifiers, lubricants, and plasticizers.

polyethylene glycol

a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form or as waxy solids used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base. Polyethylene glycol is also used as a laxative.

polyethylene glycol

A substance used with other ingredients to be used as a laxative. Brand names are Klean-prep and Movicol.

polyethylene

polymerized ethylene (CH−CH2)n, a synthetic plastic material, forms of which have been used in reparative surgery.

polyethylene glycol
a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form (polyethylene glycol 300 or 400) or as waxy solids (polyethylene glycol 1540 or 4000), used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base.
polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution
an osmotic solution used as a cathartic to empty the bowel in preparation for endoscopy. Abbreviated PEG. Called also GoLYTLEY.
polyethylene suture
one of the better monofilament fibers because of its good handling, low capillarity, high tensile strength and longevity in tissue. It has only moderate knot-holding capacity.
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Alverdy, "High molecular weight polyethylene glycol (PEG 15-20) maintains mucosal microbial barrier function during intestinal graft preservation," Journal of Surgical Research, vol.
The researchers concluded that "dietary green tea extract and polyethylene glycol alleviated body weight gain and insulin resistance in diabetic and high-fat mice, thus ameliorating glucose intolerance.
Polyethylene glycol can be used for both acute and chronic constipation.
Two high-quality systematic reviews, (6,8) including medium- to high-quality RCTs of pharmacologic management of chronic constipation, found good evidence to support treatment with polyethylene glycol and tegaserod in adults of all ages.
In a prospective, nonrandomized study, 25 patients had the standard preparation plus 2 L of polyethylene glycol between 4 p.
Macroprolactinemia: contribution to hyperprolactinemia in a district general hospital and evaluation of a screening test based upon precipitation with polyethylene glycol.
Recently NIST researchers have demonstrated superconformal electrodeposition of copper in 500 nm deep trenches ranging from 500 nm to 90 nm in width using an acid cupric sulfate electrolyte containing chloride (Cl), polyethylene glycol (PEG), and 3-mercapto-1-propanesulfonate (MPSA).
Only polyethylene glycol and tegaserod received grade A evidence for published trials.
Polaris Group, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, has filed an Investigational New Drug Application with the United States Food and Drug Administration to start Phase 1 clinical trials to test ADI-PEG 20, arginine deiminase formulated with polyethylene glycol, for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.
In this research, silver colloid nanoparticles were firstly produced through chemical reduction method by using polyethylene glycol with low molecular weight.
The synergistic fluid from Environmental Fluids consists of their polyethylene glycol (PEG) product line, which acts as a multi-purpose process aid.

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