colloidal

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colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods agar , agar-agar
black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink carbon black , crock , lampblack , smut , soot
colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae carrageenan , carrageenin
(of colloids) a substance in the colloidal state dispersed particles , dispersed phase
colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium hydrogel
electrically charged particle built up from polymeric molecules or ions and occurring in certain colloidal electrolytic solutions like soaps and detergents micelle
any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams pectin
process of converting to a sol; bringing to a colloidal solution peptisation , peptization
concentration of a colloidal solution whose colloid will not pass through a semipermeable membrane; solution is placed in a bag of the membrane and the solvent is evaporated off pervaporation
widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells RES , reticuloendothelial system
German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929) Richard Adolph Zsigmondy , Zsigmondy
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