coacervation

[ koh-as-er-vey-shuh n ]
/ koʊˌæs ərˈveɪ ʃən /

noun Physical Chemistry.

the process of becoming a coacervate.

Origin of coacervation

1350–1400; Middle English coacervacioun < Latin coacervātiōn- (stem of coacervātiō), equivalent to coacervāt(us) (see coacervate) + -iōn- -ion
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