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[sol-yuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌsɒl yəˈbɪl ɪ ti/
the quality or property of being soluble; relative capability of being dissolved.
Origin of solubility
First recorded in 1670-80; soluble + -ity
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intersolubility, noun Unabridged
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noun (pl) -ties
the ability of a substance to dissolve; the quality of being soluble
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

1670s, from soluble + -ity.

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solubility in Medicine

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

  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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