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solgel

[ sol-jel, sohl- ]
/ ˈsɒlˌdʒɛl, ˈsoʊl- /
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adjective
pertaining to alternation between the sol and gel states, as in the pseudopodia of amebas.
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Origin of solgel

First recorded in 1920–25; sol4 + gel
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