Definitions for "Colloid"
Resembling glue or jelly; characterized by a jellylike appearance; gelatinous; as, colloid tumors.
A substance (as albumin, gum, gelatin, etc.) which is of a gelatinous rather than a crystalline nature, and which diffuses itself through animal membranes or vegetable parchment more slowly than crystalloids do; -- opposed to crystalloid.
A gelatinous substance found in colloid degeneration and colloid cancer.
A proteinaceous product of thyroid epithelial cells composed mostly of thyroglobulin.
constituent of the thyroid gland in which thyroid hormone storage takes place
a form of matter, a property, it is not a chemical
State of subdivision of matter which comprises either single large molecules or aggregations of smaller molecules in a dissimilar vehicle, usually held separate (prevented from peptization) by molecular potential or chemical additives.
a microdroplet like inkjet printers use to spray their ink on paper
Keywords:  calcium, crystal, minute
a very minute calcium crystal
Keywords:  surface, material, system
a material system that is mainly surface
Keywords:  system, see
See colloidal system.