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noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. a sol having a solid disperse phase.
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Compare emulsoid.

Origin of suspensoid

First recorded in 1920–25; suspens(ion) + (coll)oid
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British Dictionary definitions for suspensoid


  1. chem a system consisting of a suspension of solid particles in a liquid
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suspensoid in Medicine


  1. 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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