dispersed phase

noun
variants: or disperse phase

Medical Definition of dispersed phase

: the phase in a two-phase system that consists of finely divided particles (as colloidal particles), droplets, or bubbles of one substance distributed through another substance

called also discontinuous phase, internal phase

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“Dispersed phase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dispersed%20phase. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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