carbómero

English translation: carbomer

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Spanish term or phrase:carbómero
English translation:carbomer
Entered by: Joy Ost

18:01 Jan 28, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical: Health Care
Spanish term or phrase: carbómero
ingredient in a healthcare product
Joy Ost
Local time: 11:00
carbomer
Explanation:
Carbomer is a polymer of acrylic acid, cross-linked with a polyfunctional agent; used as an emulsifying agent and as a suspending agent in pharmaceutical preparations.

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

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Valentín Hernández Lima
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Local time: 17:00
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Thank you so very much! You assisted me with an excellent and prompt answer.
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carbómero
carbomer


Explanation:
Carbomer is a polymer of acrylic acid, cross-linked with a polyfunctional agent; used as an emulsifying agent and as a suspending agent in pharmaceutical preparations.

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

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Valentín Hernández Lima
Spain
Local time: 17:00
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you so very much! You assisted me with an excellent and prompt answer.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Indiana
1 min

agree  José Luis Villanueva-Senchuk: Yep!
5 mins

agree  David Brown
33 mins
  -> My appreciation to all of you. Also in the On-line Medical Dictionary: Carbomer: A polymer of acrylic acid cross-linked with a polyfunctional compound, hence, a poly (acrylic acid) or polyacrylate; a suspending agent for pharmaceuticals.
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