gelatinization

noun ge·la·ti·ni·za·tion \ jə-ˌla-tə-nə-ˈzā-shən , ˌje-lə-tə- \

Definition of gelatinization

: the process of converting into a gelatinous form or into a jelly

gelatinize

play \jə-ˈla-tə-ˌnīz, ˈje-lə-tə-\ verb

First Known Use of gelatinization

1843

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gelatinization

noun ge·la·ti·ni·za·tion
variants: or British gelatinisation play \jə-ˌlat-ᵊn-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌjel-ət-ᵊn-\

medical Definition of gelatinization

: the process of converting into a gelatinous form or into a jelly

gelatinize

or British gelatinise play \jə-ˈlat-ᵊn-ˌīz, ˈjel-ət-ᵊn-\ verb -nized or British -nised; -nizing or British -nising

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