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co·ac·er·vate

(kō-as'er-vāt),
An aggregate of colloidal particles separated out of an emulsion (coacervation) by the addition of some third component (coacervating agent).
[L. coacervare, pp. -atus, to collect in a mass]
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coacervate

(kō-ăs′ĕr-vāt) [L. coacervatus, heaped up]
The formation of an aggregate in a solution that is about to emulsify or in an emulsion that is demulsifying.
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