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polydisperse

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adjective poly·dis·perse \-dis-ˈpərs\

Definition of polydisperse

  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by or as particles of varied sizes in the dispersed phase of a disperse system

poly·dis·per·si·ty play \-ˈpər-sə-tē\ noun


Origin of polydisperse

poly- + Latin dispersus dispersed, from past participle of dispergere to disperse


First Known Use: 1915


Medical Dictionary

polydisperse

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adjective poly·dis·perse \-dis-ˈpərs\

Medical Definition of polydisperse

  1. :  of, relating to, characterized by, or characterized as particles of varied sizes in the dispersed phase of a disperse system—compare monodisperse

  2. poly·dis·per·si·ty \-ˈpər-sət-ē\play noun, plural poly·dis·per·si·ties




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