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dispersion medium

dispersion medium in Medicine

dispersion medium n.
The continuous medium, such as a gas, liquid, or solid, in which a disperse phase is distributed. Also called external phase.

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  • This sequence is also exhibited in the essential properties of water as solvent and as dispersion medium for colloid sols.

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