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  • crystalloidal — adjective see crystalloid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crystalloidal — n. substance that forms crystals; mass of protein that looks like a crystal in plants (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crystalloidal — crys·tal·loi·dal …   English syllables

  • crystalloidal — |kristə|lȯidəl adjective : having the properties of or relating to a crystalloid …   Useful english dictionary

  • crystalloid — crystalloidal, adj. /kris tl oyd /, n. 1. a usually crystallizable substance that, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes. 2. Bot. one of certain minute crystallike granules of protein, found in the …   Universalium

  • crystalloid — noun Date: 1861 a substance that forms a true solution and is capable of being crystallized • crystalloid or crystalloidal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dialysis — /duy al euh sis/, n., pl. dialyses / seez /. 1. Physical Chem. the separation of crystalloids from colloids in a solution by diffusion through a membrane. 2. Biochem. the separation of large molecules, as proteins, from small molecules and ions… …   Universalium

  • crystalloid — /ˈkrɪstəlɔɪd/ (say kristuhloyd) adjective 1. resembling a crystal; of the nature of a crystalloid. –noun 2. a substance (usually crystallisable) which, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes… …   Australian English dictionary

  • crystalloid — [kris′təl oid΄] adj. [ CRYSTALL(O) + OID] 1. like a crystal 2. having the nature of a crystalloid n. 1. a substance, usually crystallizable, which, when in solution, readily passes through vegetable and animal membranes: compare COLLOID 2. a… …   English World dictionary

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