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syneresis

 [sĭ-ner´ĕ-sis]
a drawing together of the particles of the disperse phase of a gel, with separation of some of the disperse medium and shrinkage of the gel, such as occurs in the clotting of blood.

sy·ner·e·sis

(si-ner'ĕ-sis),
1. The contraction of a gel, for example, a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out.
2. Degeneration of the vitreous humor with loss of gel consistency to become partially or completely fluid.
[G. synairesis, a taking or drawing together]

syneresis

/syn·er·e·sis/ (sĭ-ner´ĕ-sis) a drawing together of the particles of the dispersed phase of a gel, with separation of some of the disperse medium and shrinkage of the gel.

syneresis

[siner′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, syn + hairein, to draw
the drawing together or coagulation of particles of a gel with separation from the medium in which the particles were suspended, such as occurs in blood clot retraction.

sy·ner·e·sis

(si-ner'ĕ-sis)
1. The contraction of a gel, e.g., a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out.
2. Degeneration of the vitreous humor with loss of gel consistency to become partially or completely fluid.
[G. synairesis, a taking or drawing together]

syneresis 

A degenerative shrinkage of the vitreous humour in which the gel breaks into liquid-filled particles, which coalesce and render it partially or completely fluid. It occurs in elderly individuals and may precede vitreous detachment. See synchisis scintillans; vitreous detachment.

sy·ner·e·sis

(si-ner'ĕ-sis)
The contraction of a gel, e.g., a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out.
[G. synairesis, a taking or drawing together]

syneresis (siner´əsis),

n a process by which a fluid exudate forms on the surface of a hydrocolloid gel, even when the gel is in water or in a humid atmosphere. It is accompanied by shrinkage of the gel.

syneresis

a drawing together of the particles of the disperse phase of a gel, with separation of some of the disperse medium and shrinkage of the gel. Occurs in the shrinkage of the gel of the vitreous with release of fluid.
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Conversely, as with some of the words in group (2) above, I shall also shortly suggest a number of instances where Petrocchi's diaeresis followed by sinalefe might best be replaced by synaeresis followed by dialefe: cria, fia, io (18 cases out of 45), Niccosia, Pio, sua (4), suo (1 out of 3).
5) The treatment of intervocalic i does not generally come under the headings of synaeresis or diaeresis, but the issues are obviously related.
I now turn to the cases where Petrocchi has a diaeresis in a final falling diphthong followed by a sinalefe, and where I believe, in line with the practice of Antonio Lanza's recent re-edition of the Comedy, (23) that it is better to assume synaeresis followed by dialefe.
More to the point, Petrocchi himself elsewhere assumes synaeresis with dialefe, rather than diaeresis with sinalefe, in cases of exactly the same kind as those I am considering: for instance, in avea, dicea, discernea, fia, giacea, hai, levai, mai, poi, portai, potea, tenea, vedea, vedrai, (27) not to mention 167 cases of dialefe after io, 17 after sua, 21 after suo.