\kˈɒlɔ͡ɪd], \kˈɒlɔɪd], \k_ˈɒ_l_ɔɪ_d]\
Definitions of COLLOID
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Resembling glue or jelly; characterized by a jellylike appearance; gelatinous; as, colloid tumors.
A substance (as albumin, gum, gelatin, etc.) which is of a gelatinous rather than a crystalline nature, and which diffuses itself through animal membranes or vegetable parchment more slowly than crystalloids do; -- opposed to crystalloid.
A gelatinous substance found in colloid degeneration and colloid cancer.
By Oddity Software
Two-phase systems in which one is uniformly dispersed in another as particles small enough so they cannot be filtered or will not settle out. The dispersing or continuous phase or medium envelops the particles of the discontinuous phase. All three states of matter can form colloids among each other.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
1. Glue-like. 2. A translucent, yellowish, homogeneous material of the consistency of glue, less fluid than mucoid or mucinoid, found in the cells and tissues in a state of colloid degeneration. 3. A substance such as gelatin (collin) or the cytoplasm, which, by reason of the size of its molecules, is slowly diffusible rather than soluble in water, its hydrates being gelatinous in consistence, and is incapable of passing through an animal membrane. 4. Colloidal metal.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A gelatinous substance which does not readily diffuse through an animal or vegetable membrane; opp. Crystalloid.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
An epithet applied to a product of morbid secretion, resembling glue, or particles of jelly inlaid in a regular alveolar bed. The three apecies of cancer or carcinoma are, - Encephaloid, Scirrhous, and Colloid. See Cancer.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A gluelike substance; in pathology, a liquid or jellylike material, distinguished from albumin by its insolubility in acetic acid, from mucus by the extent of its coagulability with acetic acid, and from lardaceous substances by its failing to respond to the iodin color test. It occurs pathologically in cystic tumors and enlarged thyroid glands.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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