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  • noun Plural form of crystalloid.

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Examples

  • Of course, he re'minded himself, that might be due to the fact that the Tran didn't possess tools strong enough to cut through duralloy or metalceramic crystalloids.

    Mission to Moulokin

  • They can be defined very simply, by using a fairly arbitrary system of classification, which groups substances in colloids on the one hand and crystalloids on the other.

    Charles Richet - Nobel Lecture

  • Graham put forward a new principle of subdividing matter by classifying all substances into one of the two great classes: crystalloids and colloids.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1925 - Presentation Speech

  • * — The substances in solution in the body liquids are of two general kinds known as _colloids_ and _crystalloids_.

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • Examples of crystalloids are found in solutions of salt and sugar in water.

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • The Lens is a lenticular structure of hundreds of thousands of tiny crystalloids, built and tuned to match the individual life force'the ego, the personality-of one individual entity.

    Gray Lensman

  • The crystalloids are able to pass through membranous partitions, while the colloids are not.

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • As, however, albuminoids belong to that class of bodies known as colloids, which cannot easily pass through porous membranes like those forming the walls of plant-cells, they are changed during certain periods of the plant's growth into amides, which are crystalloids, and consequently able to move freely about in the plant.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • We are master of the minerals OUTSIDE our body, but powerless to assimilate and use them INSIDE our system to build our or - gans until the plant life has transmuted crystals into crystalloids.

    Max Heindel's Letters to Students by The Rosicrucian Fellowship

  • For instance, “while soluble crystalloids are always highly sapid, soluble colloids are singularly insipid,” as might be expected; for, as the sentient extremities of the nerves of the palate “are probably protected by a colloidal membrane,” impermeable to other colloids, a colloid, when tasted, probably never reaches those nerves.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

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