coacervation

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coacervation

/co·ac·er·va·tion/ (ko-as″-er-va´shun) the separation of a mixture of two liquids, one or both of which are colloids, into two phases, one of which, the coacervate, contains the colloidal particles, the other being an aqueous solution, as when gum arabic is added to gelatin.
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