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solubility

[sol-yuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌsɒl yəˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the quality or property of being soluble; relative capability of being dissolved.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; soluble + -ity
Related forms
intersolubility, noun
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  • In a petri dish, solubility and stability of the drug can be significantly different.
British Dictionary definitions for solubility

solubility

/ˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the ability of a substance to dissolve; the quality of being soluble
2.
a measure of this ability for a particular substance in a particular solvent, equal to the quantity of substance dissolving in a fixed quantity of solvent to form a saturated solution under specified temperature and pressure. It is expressed in grams per cubic decametre, grams per hundred grams of solvent, moles per mole, etc
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Word Origin and History for solubility
n.

1670s, from soluble + -ity.

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solubility in Medicine

solubility sol·u·bil·i·ty (sŏl'yə-bĭl'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. The quality or condition of being soluble.

  2. The amount of a substance that can be dissolved in a given amount of solvent.

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