Definition of Dispersed phase

1. Noun. (of colloids) a substance in the colloidal state.

Exact synonyms: Dispersed Particles
Generic synonyms: Form, Phase
Category relationships: Colloid

Medical Definition of Dispersed phase

1. The particles contained in a colloid solution. Synonym: discontinuous phase, dispersed phase. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispersed Phase

dispersal habitat
disperse phase
disperse placenta
dispersed particles
dispersed phase (current term)
dispersing electrode
dispersing medium
dispersing phase

Literary usage of Dispersed phase

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"It should further be observed that the colloid condition is independent, not only of the chemical character of dispersion medium and dispersed phase, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"The influence of these surface forces is usually entirely inappreciable, however, unless the particles of the dispersed phase are of microscopic or ..."

3. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"... whereas in gelatine, even of O'Ol per cent., double refraction can be produced by mechanical stress, which places the dispersed phase in a state of ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"(g. dispersed phase in loo g. of the system). ... The values for the dispersed phase obtained from the interpolation formula do not, however, ..."

5. Physical Chemistry for Colleges: A Course of Instruction Based Upon the by Earl Bowman Millard (1921)
"It is not necessary that the continuous phase be present in greater quantity than the dispersed phase; a cross section of an emulsion in which the disperse ..."

6. Applied Colloid Chemistry: General Theory by Wilder Dwight Bancroft (1921)
"The subdivided phase is often called the internal or dispersed phase and the ... In fog the rain drops are the dispersed phase and the air the dispersing ..."

7. An Introduction to Theoretical and Applied Colloid Chemistry, "the World of by Carl Wilhelm Wolfgang Ostwald (1922)
"In such maximally dispersed systems matters may then be simplified by substituting for the specific surface the concentration of the dispersed phase, ..."

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