micellar theory

noun
variants: or micellar hypothesis

Definition of micellar theory

: a theory in cytology: protoplasm and some of its products (as the plant cell wall) exist primarily as or are largely made up of micelles

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“Micellar theory.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micellar%20theory. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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