Tyndall effect

noun

Medical Definition of Tyndall effect

: the scattering of a beam of light when passed through a medium containing small suspended particles (as smoky or mist-laden air or colloidal solutions)

called also Tyndall phenomenon

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“Tyndall effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Tyndall%20effect. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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