floccule

noun floc·cule \ ˈflä-(ˌ)kyül \

Definition of floccule

: floc

Origin and Etymology of floccule

Late Latin flocculus


Medical Dictionary

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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