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Accession:XCO:0000789 term browser browse the term
Definition:Methylcellulose is a methylester of cellulose and it is used as an emulsifying and suspending agent in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and the chemical industry. It is used therapeutically as a bulk laxative.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Citrucel;   MC;   methyl cellulose

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