floc

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noun \ˈfläk\

Definition of floc

  1. :  a flocculent mass

Origin and Etymology of floc

short for floccule


First Known Use: 1921


Medical Dictionary

1

floc

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noun \ˈfläk\

Medical Definition of floc

  1. :  a flocculent mass formed by the aggregation of a number of fine suspended particles


2

floc

verb

Medical Definition of floc

flocced

\ˈfläkt\play ;

floccing

\ˈfläk-iŋ\play
  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to aggregate into flocs

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to cause to floc


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