In colloidal chemistry, coagulation. [G. pektikos, curdling]

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pec·ti·za·tion .pek-tə-'zā-shən n the act or process of changing from a sol to a gel

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pec·ti·za·tion (pek″tĭ-zaґshən) [Gr. pēktikos curdling] the process of changing to a gel or coagulate.

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  • pectization — pec·ti·za·tion …   English syllables

  • pectization — ˌpektə̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) : the act or process of pectizing * * * pectīzāˈtion or pectīsāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pectic …   Useful english dictionary

  • pectize — pectizable, adj. pectization, n. /pek tuyz/, v.t., v.i., pectized, pectizing. to change into a jelly; jellify; gel; gelatinize; gelatinate. Also, esp. Brit., pectise. [1880 85; < Gk pekt(ós) fixed, congealed (see PECTIC) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

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