floccule

noun
floc·cule | \ ˈflä-(ˌ)kyül \

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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The first known use of floccule was circa 1846

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floccule

noun
floc·cule | \ ˈfläk-(ˌ)yü(ə)l \

Medical Definition of floccule 

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

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