of an emulsion
The @A00182@ of an @E02065@, viz. the formation of aggregates may be followed by @C01119@. If coalescence is extensive it leads to the formation of a macrophase and the @E02065@ is said to break.
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 611 [Terms] [Paper]