microgel

Also contains definition of: gel microparticle
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.M03901
Particle of gel of any shape with an equivalent diameter of approximately 0.1 to 100 ┬Ám.
Note:
The definition proposed here is recommended for its @P04799@ and because it distinguishes between a microgel and a @NT07521@.
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. 'Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)' on page 1807 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac200779101801)