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emulsification

[imul′sifikā′shən]
the breakdown of large fat globules into smaller, uniformly distributed particles. It is accomplished mainly by bile acids in the small intestine. Emulsification is the first preparation of fat for chemical digestion by specific enzymes. See also emulsify.

emulsification

(ē-mŭl″sĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn) [L. emulsio, emulsion, + facere, to make]
1. The process of making an emulsion, allowing fat and water to mix.
2. The breaking down of large fat globules in the intestine into smaller, uniformly distributed particles, largely accomplished through the action of bile acids, which lower surface tension.

emulsification

a process in which an emulsion is formed, an emulsion being a liquid containing fine droplets of another liquid without forming a solution, for example, fat droplets are emulsified in milk. BILE is an important emulsifier in the mammalian digestive system.
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