reversible hydrocolloid


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re·ver·si·ble hy·dro·col·loid

a hydrocolloid composed of a base substance the physical state of which may be changed from a solid or semisolid to a liquid by the application of heat and then changed to that of an elastic gel by cooling.
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re·ver·si·ble hy·dro·col·loid

(rĕ-vĕrsi-bĕl hīdrŏ-koloyd)
A hydrocolloid composed of a base substance the physical state of which may be changed from a solid or semisolid to a liquid by the application of heat and then changed to that of an elastic gel by cooling.
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