A white powdery substance, obtained by the methylation of cellulose, that swells in contact with water to form a gel; it has many industrial applications.
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Methylester of cellulose. Methylcellulose is used as an emulsifying and suspending agent in cosmetics, pharmaceutics and the chemical industry. It is used therapeutically as a bulk laxative.
The numerical value of methylcellulose in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of methylcellulose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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