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    • A derivative of cellulose whose sodium salt is…
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carboxymethylcellulose definition

  • noun:
    • A derivative of cellulose whose sodium salt is employed in the manufacture of processed foods as a stabilizing and emulsifying representative plus in medication as a laxative.
    • the item associated with the reaction of cellulose with chloroacetic acid; it is used as a thickener and to stabilize emulsions
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