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particulate

 [pahr-tik´u-lāt]
composed of separate particles.

par·tic·u·late

(par-tik'yū-lāt),
Relating to or occurring in the form of fine particles.

particulate

[pärtik′yəlit]
pertaining to a minute discrete particle or fragment of a substance or material.

par·tic·u·late

(pahr-tik'yū-lăt)
Relating to or occurring in the form of fine particles; formed elements, discrete bodies, as contrasted with the surrounding liquid or semiliquid material (e.g., granules or mitochondria in cells).

particulate

composed of separate particles.
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