flocculent


floc·cu·lent

adjective \ˈflä-kyə-lənt\

Definition of FLOCCULENT

1
:  resembling wool especially in loose fluffy organization
2
:  containing, consisting of, or occurring in the form of loosely aggregated particles or soft flakes <a flocculent precipitate>

Origin of FLOCCULENT

Latin floccus + English -ulent
First Known Use: 1800

floc·cu·lent

adjective \-yə-lənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLOCCULENT

: made up of loosely aggregated particles <a flocculent precipitate>

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