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COLLOID

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A type of suspension, for instance milk, in which insoluble particles are suspended in a fluid. In medical parlance a colloid preparation is one containing PLASMA proteins and is used to treat patients in SHOCK. The follicles of the thyroid gland also contain a colloid substance.

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