[ suh-spen-soid ]
/ səˈspɛn sɔɪd /
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noun Physical Chemistry.

a sol having a solid disperse phase.



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Origin of suspensoid

First recorded in 1920–25; suspens(ion) + (coll)oid
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  • In fact, extreme dilution is one of the necessary conditions for suspensoid-formation.

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British Dictionary definitions for suspensoid

/ (səˈspɛnsɔɪd) /


chem a system consisting of a suspension of solid particles in a liquid
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Medical definitions for suspensoid

[ sə-spĕnsoid′ ]


A colloid solution in which the disperse particles are solid and remain sharply demarcated from the fluid in which they are suspended.
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