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Insolubility

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noun

The quality of being insoluble.


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Examples of instances where there is insolubility are oil in water, and urea, a polar solute, in a non-polar solvent such as benzene.


Word origin: insolubilis : in-, not + solvere, to loosen.

Related forms: insoluble (adjective).

Compare: solubility.


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Phloem

It carries disaccharides, correct? It doesn't carry polysaccharides (starches) due to this insolubility, right?

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by b_d_41501
Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:54 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phloem
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