Definition of Polyethylene glycol

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of a series of water-soluble polymers, of general formula [CH2-CH2-O]n, used in detergents and as emulsifiers and plasticizers. ¹



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Medical Definition of Polyethylene glycol

1. A hydrophilic polymer that interacts with cell membranes and promotes fusion of cells to produce viable hybrids. Often used in producing hybridomas. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyethylene Glycol

polyestradiol phosphate
polyestrous
polyethene
polyether
polyetheretherketone
polyetherimide
polyetherimides
polyethers
polyethersulfone
polyethersulfones
polyethersulphone
polyethersulphones
polyethism
polyethoxylated
polyethylene
polyethylene glycol (current term)
polyethylene glycol-glutaminase-asparaginase
polyethylene glycol-superoxide dismutase
polyethylene glycol-uricase
polyethylene glycol dehydrogenase
polyethylene glycols
polyethylene terephthalate
polyethylene terephthalates
polyethyleneglycol-asparaginase
polyethyleneimine
polyethyleneimines
polyethylenes
polyethylenic
polyethylenimine
polyextremophile

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