Liesegang rings

noun plural
Lie·​se·​gang rings | \ ˈlē-zə-ˌgäŋ- How to pronounce Liesegang rings (audio) \

Medical Definition of Liesegang rings

: a series of usually concentric bands of a precipitate that are separated by clear spaces and that are often formed in gels by periodic or rhythmic precipitation

called also Liesegang phenomenon

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“Liesegang rings.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Liesegang%20rings. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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