micellar solubilization

Synonym: solubilization

In a system formed by a solvent, an associationcolloid and at least one other component (the solubilizate), the incorporation of this other component into or on the micelles is called micellar solubilization, or, briefly, solubilization.
PAC, 1972, 31, 577 (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 612