noun, Physical Chemistry.
a sol having a solid disperse phase.
(chem) a system consisting of a suspension of solid particles in a liquid
suspensoid sus·pen·soid (sə-spěn’soid’)
A colloid solution in which the disperse particles are solid and remain sharply demarcated from the fluid in which they are suspended.
noun 1. a suspensory ligament, bandage, etc. 2. Botany. a cellular structure, developed along with the embryo in seed-bearing plants, that bears the embryo at its apex and by elongation carries the embryo to its food source. noun 1. another name for suspensory (sense 1) 2. (botany) (in a seed) a row of cells attached […]
noun, plural suspensories. 1. a supporting bandage, muscle, ligament, etc. adjective 2. serving as a suspensory. 3. suspending the operation of something. noun (pl) -ries 1. (anatomy) Also called suspensor. a ligament or muscle that holds a structure or part in position 2. (med) a bandage, sling, etc, for supporting a dependent part 3. another […]
- Suspensory bandage
suspensory bandage n. An expandable bag used to support the scrotum and its contents.
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of several tissues that suspend certain organs or parts of the body, especially the transparent, delicate web of fibrous tissue that supports the crystalline lens.