colloid

Definitions of colloid
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n a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

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silver protein
a colloid preparation of protein (albumin or gelatin) and silver oxide; used in aqueous solution as an antibacterial agent
colloidal gel, gel
a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
colloidal solution, colloidal suspension, sol
a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid
emulsion
(chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids
silica gel
a porous form of silica that is highly absorbent
hydrogel
a colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium
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mixture
(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)