A colloidal dispersion in which the dispersed particles are more or less liquid and exert a certain attraction on and absorb a certain quantity of the fluid in which they are suspended.

Synonyms: emulsion colloid, hydrophil colloid, hydrophilic colloid, lyophilic colloid.

(05 Mar 2000)

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