gel in which the swelling agent is water.
- The @NT07562@ component of a hydrogel is usually a @P04742@.
- A hydrogel in which the @NT07562@ component is a @CT07563@ may be referred to as an @AT07517@.
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. 'Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)' on page 1807 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac200779101801)