external phase


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external phase

[ek′stərn·əl ′fāz]
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The entrapment was also found high when the external aqueous phase was saturated with B12 and further increased when the saturated external phase was reduced to 10 ml.
Also, the internal phase is named the discontinuous phase while the external phase is called the non-disperse phase.
Another new feature is a "full intensity" external phase contrast system, which is incorporated into the microscope body, rather than in the objective lens.
The treated powder goes into the external phase of a water-in-oil (W/O) emulsion and not to the interphase as emulsions are then more stable.
All microsponges were prepared by a quasi-emulsion solvent diffusion method using an external phase of containing 200 ml distilled water and 40 mg polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) 72 000 (Tansel et al.