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dispersoid

[dih-spur-soid]
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noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. the suspended particles in a dispersion.

Origin of dispersoid

First recorded in 1910–15; disperse + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for dispersoid

dispersoid

noun
  1. chem a system, such as a colloid or suspension, in which one phase is dispersed in another
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