[ kuh-loid-l ]
/ kəˈlɔɪd l /
adjective Physical Chemistry.
pertaining to or of the nature of a colloid: colloidal gold and silver.
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- colloid carcinoma,
- colloid chemistry,
- colloid degeneration,
- colloid goiter,
- colloid theory of narcosis,
- colloidal gel,
- colloidal solution,
- colloidal suspension,
Origin of colloidal
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/ (ˌkɒˈlɔɪdəl) /
of, denoting, or having the character of a colloid
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