Physical Chemistry. the contraction of a gel accompanied by the exudation of liquid.
noun, Phonetics.
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.


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