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a colloid system in which the dispersion is liquid or gas; the latter is usually called an aerosol.
A colloidal dispersion of a solid in a liquid, or droplets of a liquid in a liquid. Compare: gel.
sol(sol) a colloid system in which the dispersion medium is liquid or gas; the latter is usually called an aerosol.
a colloidal state in which a solid is suspended throughout a liquid, such as a soap or starch in water. The fluidity of cytoplasm depends on its sol/gel balance.
abbreviation for solution.
sola suspension of colloidal particles in a liquid. see COLLOID. Compare GEL.
Abbreviation for solution.
a liquid colloid solution.