Meaning of coacervate

co•ac•er•vate

Pronunciation: (n.kō-as'ur-vit, -vāt", kō"u-sûr'vitv.kō-as'ur-vāt", kō"u-sûr'vāt), [key]
— n., v., -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
—n.
  1. a reversible aggregation of liquid particles in an emulsion.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to make or become a coacervate.
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