emulsoid

[ ih-muhl-soid ]
/ ɪˈmʌl sɔɪd /

noun

Physical Chemistry. a sol having a liquid disperse phase.
Compare suspensoid.

Origin of emulsoid

1905–10; < Latin ēmuls(us) (see emulsion) + -oid

Related forms

e·mul·soi·dal [ih-muhl-soid-l, ee-muhl-] /ɪ mʌlˈsɔɪd l, ˌi mʌl-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for emulsoid

emulsoid

/ (ɪˈmʌlsɔɪd) /

noun

chem a sol with a liquid disperse phase

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Medicine definitions for emulsoid

emulsoid

[ ĭ-mŭlsoid′ ]

n.

A colloidal dispersion in which the dispersed particles are more or less liquid, exerting an attraction on and absorbing a certain quantity of the fluid in which they are suspended.

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