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methylcellulose

methylcellulose (mee-thyl-sel-yoo-lohz) n. a compound that absorbs water and is administered by mouth as a bulk laxative to treat constipation, to control diarrhoea, and in patients with a colostomy. Trade name: Celevac.

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methyl cellulose

methyl cellulose See cellulose.

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