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syneresis

 [sĭ-ner´ĕ-sis]
a drawing together of the particles of the disperse phase of a gel, with separation of some of the disperse medium and shrinkage of the gel, such as occurs in the clotting of blood.

sy·ner·e·sis

(si-ner'ĕ-sis),
1. The contraction of a gel, for example, a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out.
2. Degeneration of the vitreous humor with loss of gel consistency to become partially or completely fluid.
[G. synairesis, a taking or drawing together]

sy·ner·e·sis

(si-ner'ĕ-sis)
1. The contraction of a gel, e.g., a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out.
2. Degeneration of the vitreous humor with loss of gel consistency to become partially or completely fluid.
[G. synairesis, a taking or drawing together]

syneresis 

A degenerative shrinkage of the vitreous humour in which the gel breaks into liquid-filled particles, which coalesce and render it partially or completely fluid. It occurs in elderly individuals and may precede vitreous detachment. See synchisis scintillans; vitreous detachment.

sy·ner·e·sis

(si-ner'ĕ-sis)
The contraction of a gel, e.g., a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out.
[G. synairesis, a taking or drawing together]
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