colloidopexy

noun
col·​loi·​do·​pexy | \ kəˈlȯidəˌpeksē, ˈkäˌl- \
plural -es

Definition of colloidopexy

: the capacity of certain cells to ingest colloidal material

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History and Etymology for colloidopexy

International Scientific Vocabulary colloid + -o- + -pexy; originally formed as French colloidopexie

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“Colloidopexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colloidopexy. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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