[soo-doh-suh-loo-shuh n]

noun Physical Chemistry.

a colloidal suspension in which the finely divided particles appear to be dissolved because they are so widely dispersed in the surrounding medium.

Nearby words

  1. pseudoscope,
  2. pseudoscopy,
  3. pseudoscorpion,
  4. pseudosentence,
  5. pseudosmia,
  6. pseudosphere,
  7. pseudostrabismus,
  8. pseudostratified epithelium,
  9. pseudosymmetry,
  10. pseudotripteral

Origin of pseudosolution

First recorded in 1910–15; pseudo- + solution Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pseudo-solution

  • Such a pseudo-solution of a colloid is called a "sol," while a colloid in a state of coagulation is called a "gel."

    The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc