coacervation

[ koh-as-er-vey-shuh n ]
/ koʊˌæs ərˈveɪ ʃən /
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noun Physical Chemistry.

the process of becoming a coacervate.

Nearby words

  1. co-venture,
  2. co-worker,
  3. co.,
  4. coa,
  5. coacervate,
  6. coach,
  7. coach bolt,
  8. coach box,
  9. coach class,
  10. coach dog

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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