colloid acne n.
Colloid degeneration of the elastic tissue of the dermis due to repeatedly exposure to sunlight over a period of many years. Also called actinic elastosis, elastosis colloidalis conglomerata.
[kuh-loid-l] /kəˈlɔɪd l/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a : colloidal gold and silver. /ˌkɒˈlɔɪdəl/ adjective 1. of, denoting, or having the character of a colloid adj. 1861, from colloid + -al (1).
- Colloidal gel
colloidal gel n. A colloid that has developed resistance to flow because of chemical or thermal change.
- Colloidal solution
colloidal solution n. See disperse system.
colloidin col·loi·din (kə-loid’n) n. See colloid.