coacervate

noun co·ac·er·vate \ kō-ˈa-sər-ˌvāt \

Definition of coacervate

: an aggregate of colloidal droplets held together by electrostatic attractive forces

coacervate

play \ˌkō-ə-ˈsər-vət\ adjective

coacervation

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌa-sər-ˈvā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of coacervate

Latin coacervatus, past participle of coacervare to heap up, from co- + acervus heap


Medical Dictionary

coacervate

noun co·ac·er·vate \ kō-ˈas-ər-ˌvāt \

medical Definition of coacervate

: an aggregate of colloidal droplets held together by electrostatic attractive forces

coacervation

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌas-ər-ˈvā-shən\ noun

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