micelle

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin micella, from mica (crumb) + -ella

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  • IPA(key): /maɪˈsɛl/, /məˈsɛl/

Noun[edit]

micelle (plural micelles)

  1. (chemistry) a colloidal aggregate, in a simple geometric form, of a specific number of amphipathic molecules which forms at a well-defined concentration, called the critical micelle concentration

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Formed from the root of Latin mīca, with the suffix -elle, or borrowed from New Latin micella.

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micelle f (plural micelles)

  1. micelle

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

micelle f

  1. plural of micella