Definition: 'Polyethylene Glycols'
polyethylene glycols (PEGs, PEG)Type: Term
Pronunciation: pol′ē-eth′i-lēn glī′kōlz
1. Condensation polymers of ethylene oxide and water: PEG 300 is a viscous liquid; PEG 6000 is a waxlike solid, PEGs are soluble in water and are used as pharmaceutic aids.
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