Physical Chemistry. the contraction of a gel accompanied by the exudation of liquid.
the contraction of two syllables or two vowels into one, especially the contraction of two vowels so as to form a diphthong.
(chem) the process in which a gel contracts on standing and exudes liquid, as in the separation of whey in cheese-making
the contraction of two vowels into a diphthong
another word for synizesis
a variant spelling of syneresis
syneresis syn·er·e·sis (sĭ-něr’ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. syn·er·e·ses (-sēz’)
The contraction of a gel, as a blood clot, and the exudation of part of its liquid component.
adjective 1. working together; cooperative. adjective 1. another word for synergistic synergetic syn·er·get·ic (sĭn’ər-jět’ĭk) adj. Synergistic.
noun, Botany. 1. one of two small cells that lie inside the embryo sac of a flowering plant and nourish the ovum. synergid (sĭ-nûr’jĭd, sĭn’ər-) One of two small, short-lived nuclei lying near the egg in the mature embryo sac of a flowering plant. The synergids are part of the egg apparatus and are thought […]
noun 1. synergy (def 1). 2. Biochemistry, Pharmacology. the joint action of agents, as drugs, that when taken together increase each other’s effectiveness (contrasted with antagonism). 3. Theology. the doctrine that the human will cooperates with the Holy Ghost in the work of regeneration. Compare monergism. noun 1. Also called synergy. the working together of […]
noun 1. Physiology, Medicine/Medical. a body organ, medicine, etc., that cooperates with another or others to produce or enhance an effect. 2. Chemistry, Pharmacology. any admixture to a substance for increasing the effectiveness of one or more of its properties. 3. Theology. a person who holds the doctrine of synergism. noun 1. a drug, muscle, […]