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gelatinization

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noun ge·la·ti·ni·za·tion \jə-ˌla-tə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌje-lə-tə-\

Definition of gelatinization

  1. :  the process of converting into a gelatinous form or into a jelly

ge·la·ti·nize play \jə-ˈla-tə-ˌnīz, ˈje-lə-tə-\ verb


1843

First Known Use of gelatinization

1843


Medical Dictionary

gelatinization

noun ge·la·ti·ni·za·tion

Medical Definition of gelatinization

  1. :  the process of converting into a gelatinous form or into a jelly

  2. ge·la·ti·nize or British ge·la·ti·nise \jə-ˈlat-ən-ˌīz, ˈjel-ət-ən-\play play verb, ge·la·ti·nized or British ge·la·ti·nised ge·la·ti·niz·ing or British ge·la·ti·nis·ing



Variants of gelatinization

or British ge·la·ti·ni·sa·tion \jə-ˌlat-ən-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌjel-ət-ən-\play play

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