Coacervate meaning

kō-ăsər-vāt, kōə-sûrvĭt
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A cluster of droplets separated out of a lyophilic colloid.
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Of or relating to a cluster of droplets.
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To cause to form a coacervate.
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(obsolete) Clumped together, clustered.

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(chemistry) The microsphere droplet that result from coacervation.
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Origin of coacervate

  • From Latin coacervātus past participle of coacervāre to heap together co- co- acervāre to heap (from acervus a heap)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin coacervātus.

    From Wiktionary