micelle definition

  • noun:
    • A submicroscopic aggregation of particles, as a droplet in a colloidal system.
    • a natural particle of colloidal size within coal.
    • A coherent strand or framework in normal or artificial fibers.
    • A submicroscopic architectural device of protoplasm, made up of a cluster of molecules.
    • a colloidal aggregate, in a simple geometric form, of a specific quantity of amphipathic molecules which types at a well-defined concentration, labeled as the crucial micelle focus
    • an electrically recharged particle built-up from polymeric molecules or ions and happening using colloidal electrolytic solutions like soaps and detergents

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