Definition of Colloidal gel

1. Noun. A colloid in a more solid form than a sol.

Exact synonyms: Gel
Generic synonyms: Colloid
Specialized synonyms: Hydrogel
Derivative terms: Gel

Medical Definition of Colloidal gel

1. A colloid that has developed resistance to flow because of chemical or thermal change. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colloidal Gel

colloid adenoma
colloid bath
colloid bodies
colloid cancer
colloid carcinoma
colloid corpuscle
colloid cyst
colloid goiter
colloid milium
colloid pseudomilium
colloid system
colloid theory of narcosis
colloidal dispersion
colloidal gel (current term)
colloidal gold reaction
colloidal metal
colloidal radioactive gold
colloidal silicon dioxide
colloidal silver iodide
colloidal solution
colloidal suspension

Literary usage of Colloidal gel

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"The hardening of Portland cement seems also to be due largely to the slow formation of a colloidal gel by the hydration of the dicalcium silicate. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"Hence it is fair to argue that the difference in burning qualities is due to the presence of more colloidal gel matter in II than I. Organic matter should ..."

3. Chemistry of Materials of the Machine and Building Industries by Robert Benjamin Leighou (1917)
"... come covered with a coating of colloidal gel, which possesses adhesive properties, and causes the grains to stick together. Because the gel is not very ..."

4. Infection and Resistance: An Exposition of the Biological Phenomena by Hans Zinsser (1918)
"In other words, the living tissue is to a certain extent to be looked upon as a colloidal gel. differing, however, from laboratory gels in possessing a ..."

5. Nephritis: An Experimental and Critical Study of Its Nature, Cause and the by Martin Fischer (1912)
"We will now adduce the evidence which is intended to show that the colloidal gel thai constitutes the urinary membrane goes into "solution " in the urine ..."

6. Colloids in Biology and Medicine by Heinrich Bechhold (1919)
"... process of absorption since in the alkaline content of the small intestine where absorption occurs, the iron is thrown down again as a colloidal gel. ..."

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