Definition of Peptization

1. Noun. The process of converting to a sol; bringing to a colloidal solution.

Exact synonyms: Peptisation
Generic synonyms: Chemical Action, Chemical Change, Chemical Process
Derivative terms: Peptise, Peptize



Definition of Peptization

1. Noun. The stabilization of a hydrophobic colloidal sol by the addition of an electrolyte that is adsorbed on the particle surfaces ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Peptization

1. In colloid chemistry, an increase in the degree of dispersion, tending toward a uniform distribution of the dispersed phase. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peptization

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peptidyl-dipeptidase A
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peptidylglycine monooxygenase
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peptidylprolyl isomerase
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Literary usage of Peptization

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1. Laboratory Manual of Colloid Chemistry by Harry Nicholls Holmes (1922)
"peptization Exp. 39.—Heat dilute egg-white to opalescence (due to a partial ... The term now used by all colloid chemists is " peptization," Glue, gelatin, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"peptization.—When a finely divided coagulated precipitate, such as AgCl, is brought into contact with an aqueous solution containing a suitable substance at ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"Instances of peptization by a dissolved nonelectrolyte are sugar or glycerol and hydroxides in water, ether and pyroxylin in alcohol; ..."

4. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Frederick Hutton Getman (1918)
"The term, peptization, was duced by Graham to express the transformation of ... A ty example of peptization is afforded by silver chloride which for sol on ..."

5. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Frederick Hutton Getman (1922)
"Under this heading are to be grouped the so-called " peptization" methods. The term, peptization, was introduced by Graham to express the transformation of ..."

6. Studies in Dyeing and Cleaning by Dyer Barker Lake (1916)
"In aqueous solutions, in general, peptization by undissociated substances, as for example, inorganic salts, is not so well denned as ..."

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