* * *dis·perse dis-'pərs vb, dis·persed; dis·pers·ing vt to spread or distribute from a fixed or constant source: asa) to subject (as light) to dispersionb) to distribute (as fine particles) more or less evenly throughout a medium vi to become dispersed
* * *dis·perse (dis-pursґ) [dis-1 + L. spargere to scatter] 1. to scatter the component parts, as of a tumor or the fine particles in a colloid system. 2. the particles so scattered.
Medical dictionary. 2011.