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emulsion A colloid in which small particles of one liquid are dispersed in another liquid. Usually emulsions involve a dispersion of water in an oil or a dispersion of oil in water. Dietary fats are reduced to an emulsion in the duodenum to facilitate their subsequent digestion (see emulsification).

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emulsion

emulsion (i-mul-shŏn) n. a preparation in which fine droplets of one liquid (such as oil) are dispersed in another liquid (such as water). In pharmacy medicines are prepared in the form of emulsions to disguise the taste of an oil, which is dispersed in a flavoured liquid.

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emulsion An intimate mixture of two immiscible liquids (for example oil and water), one being dispersed in the other in the form of fine droplets. They will stay mixed only as long as they are stirred together, unless an emulsifying agent is added.

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emulsion

e·mul·sion / iˈməlshən/ • n. a fine dispersion of minute droplets of one liquid in another in which it is not soluble or miscible.

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emulsion milky fluid. XVII. — F. émulsion or modL. ēmulsiō, -ōn-, f. ēmuls-, pp. stem of ēmulgēre milk out, f. E- + mulgēre MILK.

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emulsion

emulsion: see colloid.

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