syneresis


syn·er·e·sis

noun \sə-ˈner-ə-səs, -ˈnir-, especially for 2 ˌsi-nə-ˈrē-\

Definition of SYNERESIS

1
:  synizesis
2
:  the separation of liquid from a gel caused by contraction

Origin of SYNERESIS

Late Latin synaeresis, from Greek synairesis, from synairein to contract, from syn- + hairein to take
First Known Use: circa 1577

syn·ere·sis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYNERESIS

: the separation of liquid from a gel caused by contraction

Variants of SYNERESIS

syn·ere·sis also syn·ae·re·sis \ˌsin-ə-ˈrē-səs, sə-ˈner-ə-səs\

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