polydisperse


poly·dis·perse

adjective \-dis-ˈpərs\

Definition of POLYDISPERSE

:  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 \-ˈpər-sə-tē\ noun

Origin of POLYDISPERSE

poly- + Latin dispersus dispersed, from past participle of dispergere to disperse
First Known Use: 1915

poly·dis·perse

adjective \-dis-ˈpərs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYDISPERSE

: of, relating to, characterized by, or characterized as particles of varied sizes in the dispersed phase of a disperse system—compare monodisperse
poly·dis·per·si·ty \-ˈpər-sət-ē\ noun, plural poly·dis·per·si·ties

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