irreversible colloid

(redirected from unstable colloid)

ir·re·vers·i·ble col·loid

a colloid that lacks the capacity either to disassemble or to resolubilize (or both).
Synonym(s): unstable colloid

ir·re·vers·i·ble col·loid

(irrĕ-vĕrsi-bĕl koloyd )
Colloid that lacks capacity either to disassemble or resolubilize (or both).
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Poorly formed tannins form unstable colloids that fail to integrate aromas and also precipitate readily.