liquid membrane


liquid membrane
Thin films made up of liquids (as opposed to solids) which are stable in another liquid (usually water). Thus the liquid must not dissolve in the water, but nevertheless must be prevented from collapsing into small droplets.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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