crystalloid
noun Date: 1861 a substance that forms a true solution and is capable of being crystallized • crystalloid or crystalloidal adjective

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  • crystalloid — [kris′təl oid΄] adj. [ CRYSTALL(O) + OID] 1. like a crystal 2. having the nature of a crystalloid n. 1. a substance, usually crystallizable, which, when in solution, readily passes through vegetable and animal membranes: compare COLLOID 2. a… …   English World dictionary

  • Crystalloid — may refer to: A substance that resembles or has features reminiscent of that of a crystal Crystalloid solution, a type of volume expander This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Crystalloid — Crys tal*loid (kr[i^]s tal*loid), a. [Gr. kry stallos crystal + oid.] Crystal like; transparent like crystal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crystalloid — Crys tal*loid, n. 1. (Chem.) A body which, in solution, diffuses readily through animal membranes, and generally is capable of being crystallized; opposed to colloid. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) One of the microscopic particles resembling crystals,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crystalloid — crystalloidal, adj. /kris tl oyd /, n. 1. a usually crystallizable substance that, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes. 2. Bot. one of certain minute crystallike granules of protein, found in the …   Universalium

  • crystalloid — 1. Resembling a crystal, or being such. 2. A body that in solution can pass through a semipermeable membrane, as distinguished from a colloid, which cannot do so. Charcot Böttcher crystalloids spindle shaped crystalloids 10–25 μm long, found in… …   Medical dictionary

  • crystalloid — crys•tal•loid [[t]ˈkrɪs tlˌɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) chem. a usu. crystallizable substance that, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes 2) cry resembling a crystal 3) chem. of the nature of a crystalloid Also …   From formal English to slang

  • crystalloid — /ˈkrɪstəlɔɪd/ (say kristuhloyd) adjective 1. resembling a crystal; of the nature of a crystalloid. –noun 2. a substance (usually crystallisable) which, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes… …   Australian English dictionary

  • crystalloid — kristaloidas statusas Neteiktinas sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, kurią galima iškristalizuoti iš tirpalo. atitikmenys: angl. crystalloid rus. кристаллоид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • crystalloid — kristaloidas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. crystalloid vok. Kristalloid, n rus. кристаллоид, m pranc. cristaloïde, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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