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e·mul·si·fy

(ē-mŭl'si-fī),
To make in the form of an emulsion.

emulsify

Etymology: L, emulgere, to milk out, facere, to make
to disperse a liquid into another liquid with which it is immiscible, making a colloidal suspension. Soaps and detergents emulsify by surrounding small globules of fat, preventing them from settling out. Bile acts as an emulsifying agent in the digestive tract by dispersing ingested fats into small globules. emulsification, n.

e·mul·si·fy

(ē-mul'si-fī)
To produce an emulsion by dispersing one fluid, in the form of small globules, in another fluid.
See also: cardiomyopathy, ejection period, sphygmic interval, emulsion, emulsifier

emulsify,

v to distribute and suspend small globules of fat in water.
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