micelle

noun mi·celle \ mī-ˈsel \
|Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of micelle

: a unit of structure built up from polymeric molecules or ions: such as
a : an ordered region in a fiber (as of cellulose or rayon)
b : a molecular aggregate that constitutes a colloidal particle

micellar

play \-ˈse-lər\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of micelle

New Latin micella, from Latin mica


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micelle

noun mi·celle \ mī-ˈsel \

medical Definition of micelle

: a unit of structure built up from polymeric molecules or ions: as
a : an ordered region in a fiber (as of cellulose or rayon)
b : a molecular aggregate that constitutes a colloidal particle

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