Definitions for coacervation
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
co•ac•er•vatekoʊˈæs ər vɪt, -ˌveɪt, ˌkoʊ əˈsɜr vɪt; -ˌveɪt, -veɪt(n.; v.)
(n.)a reversible aggregation of liquid particles in an emulsion.
(v.i.)to make or become a coacervate.
Origin of coacervate:
1620–30; < L coacervātus, ptp. of coacervāre to heap up
The separation of a colloidal system into two liquid phases, one of which (the coacervate) is more concentrated in the colloid component
a heaping together
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