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Noting a colloid that owes its stability to the electric charges of the particles on their surfaces.

Clarification on similar terminology:

Electrostatic - of or pertaining to static electricity. Electrostatics is the branch of science that deals with the phenomena arising from what seems to be stationary electric charges.

Lyocratic - noting a colloid owing its stability to the affinity of its particles for the liquid in which they are dispersed

Electropheretic - related to charged colloidal particles or molecules in a solution under the influence of an applied electric field usually provided by immersed electrode

Rheology - the science of flow and deformation of matter. Its study has been very important to a good understanding of colloidal systems