Tyndall phenomenon

Tyndall phenomenon
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  • tyndall phenomenon — noun see tyndall effect …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tyndall effect — n the scattering of a beam of light when passed through a medium containing small suspended particles (as smoky or mist laden air or colloidal solutions) called also Tyndall phenomenon * * * a strong beam of light passes through a true solution… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tyndall effect — [tin′dəl] n. 〚after John Tyndall (1820 93), Brit physicist〛 Physics the scattering and polarization of a light beam by colloidal particles in a dispersed system * * * ▪ physics also called  Tyndall phenomenon        scattering of a beam of light… …   Universalium

  • Tyndall effect — noun the phenomenon in which light is scattered by very small particles in its path; it makes a beam of light visible; the scattered light is mainly blue • Hypernyms: ↑optical phenomenon * * * noun also tyndall phenomenon Usage: usually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tyndall light — the light that is reflected or dispersed by particles suspended in a gas or liquid; see Tyndall phenomenon, under phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Tyndall effect — The Tyndall effect is an effect of light scattering by colloidal particles or particles in suspension. It is named after the 19th century Irish scientist John Tyndall. It is similar to Rayleigh scattering, in that the intensity of the scattered… …   Wikipedia

  • Tyndall cone effect (phenomenon) light — Tyn·dall cone, effect (phenomenon), light (tinґdəl) [John Tyndall, British physicist, 1820–1893] see under cone, effect, and light …   Medical dictionary

  • phenomenon — 1. A symptom; an occurrence of any sort, whether ordinary or extraordinary, in relation to a disease. 2. Any unusual fact or occurrence. [G. phainomenon, fr. phaino, to cause to appear] adhesion p. a p. manifested by the adherence of antigen… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tyndall — John, English physicist, 1820–1893. See T. effect, tyndallization, T. phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • fenómeno de Tyndall — Eng. Tyndall phenomenon Exudados en cámara anterior constituidos por proteínas, células (leucocitos, linfocitos, células plasmáticas) y fibrina por trasudación de dichos elementos desde los vasos sanguíneos. Tyndall. Efecto Tyndall …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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