flocculent

adjective floc·cu·lent \ ˈflä-kyə-lənt \

Definition of flocculent

1 : resembling wool especially in loose fluffy organization
2 : containing, consisting of, or occurring in the form of loosely aggregated particles or soft flakes
  • a flocculent precipitate

Origin and Etymology of flocculent

Latin floccus + English -ulent


Medical Dictionary

flocculent

adjective floc·cu·lent \ -yə-lənt \

medical Definition of flocculent

: made up of loosely aggregated particles
  • a flocculent precipitate

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