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14: Separation of Solutions

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    • 14.1: Colloids
      Colloids are mixtures in which one or more substances are dispersed as relatively large solid particles or liquid droplets throughout a solid, liquid, or gaseous medium. The particles of a colloid remain dispersed and do not settle due to gravity, and they are often electrically charged. Colloids are widespread in nature and are involved in many technological applications.
    • 14.2: Osmosis
      Osmotic pressure is caused by concentration differences between solutions separated by a semipermeable membrane and is an important biological issue.


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