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flocculation

 [flok″u-la´shun]
the formation of a precipitate or agglomerate in the form of downy tufts or floccules.
flocculation test any serologic test in which flocculation takes place; usually applied to a variant form of the precipitin reaction.

floc·cu·la·tion

(flok'yū-lā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with floccillation.
Precipitation from solution in the form of fleecy masses; the process of becoming flocculent.
Synonym(s): flocculence

flocculation

/floc·cu·la·tion/ (flok″u-la´shun) a colloid phenomenon in which the disperse phase separates in discrete, usually visible, particles rather than congealing into a continuous mass, as in coagulation.

flocculate, flocculation

floc·cu·la·tion

(flok'yū-lā'shŭn)
Precipitation from solution in the form of fleecy masses; the process of becoming flocculent.

flocculation

a colloid phenomenon in which the disperse phase separates in discrete, usually visible, particles rather than in a continuous mass, as in coagulation.