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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.

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

floc·cu·la·tion

(flok'yū-lā'shŭn)
Precipitation from solution in the form of fleecy masses; the process of becoming flocculent.
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Current assay characterizes 42 autochthonous yeasts isolated from grapes grown in the state of Parana, Brazil, with regard to hydrogen sulfide production, fermentation rate, flocculation and killer phenotype.
Flocculation was carried out with a modified version of the method by Brown et al.
the interactive effects of PAM and clay properties on clay flocculation and PAM adsorption and desorption, is essential to providing scientific knowledge for use of PAM in different soils or regions to reduce soil erosion and to improve soil physical properties.
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