OBO ID: CHEBI:35195
Term Name: surfactant Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • surface active agent
  • surfactant
  • surfactants
Definition: A substance which lowers the surface tension of the medium in which it is dissolved, and/or the interfacial tension with other phases, and, accordingly, is positively adsorbed at the liquid/vapour and/or at other interfaces.
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Ontology: Chebi
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