An electrolyte which gives ions of which at least one is of @C01172@ size. This term therefore includes hydrophobic @S05727@, ionic @A00472@ @C01171@, and polyelectrolytes.
Source: 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 607 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'colloidal electrolyte' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01175 RISBibTexEndNote