flocculation

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
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floc·cu·la·tion

(flok'yū-lā'shŭn)
Precipitation from solution in the form of fleecy masses; the process of becoming flocculent.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012