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Medical Term:

gold equivalent

 

Definition: a unit of power of the protective colloids; the number of milligrams of protective colloid just sufficient to prevent the precipitation of 10 mL of a 0.0053–0.0058% gold solution by the action of 1 mL of a 10% sodium chloride solution.

Synonym(s): gold number

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