floccule

noun
floc·​cule | \ ˈflä-(ˌ)kyül How to pronounce floccule (audio) \

Definition of floccule

: floc

First Known Use of floccule

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for floccule

Late Latin flocculus

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floccule

noun
floc·​cule | \ ˈfläk-(ˌ)yü(ə)l How to pronounce floccule (audio) \

Medical Definition of floccule

: a small loosely aggregated bit of material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid

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