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