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centrifuge

 [cen´trĭ-fūj]
1. to rotate, in a suitable container, at extremely high speed, to cause the deposition of solids in solution.
2. a laboratory device for subjecting substances in solution to relative centrifugal force up to 25,000 times gravity.

cen·tri·fuge

(sen'tri-fyūj),
1. An apparatus by means of which particles in suspension in a fluid are separated by spinning the fluid, the centrifugal force throwing the particles to the periphery of the rotated vessel.
2. To submit to rapid rotary action, as in a centrifuge. Synonym(s): centrifugalize

centrifuge

/cen·tri·fuge/ (sen´trĭ-fūj)
1. a machine by which centrifugation is effected.
2. to subject to centrifugation.

centrifuge

(sĕn′trə-fyo͞oj′)
n.
1. An apparatus consisting essentially of a compartment spun about a central axis to separate contained materials of different specific gravities, or to separate colloidal particles suspended in a liquid.
2. An apparatus in which humans or animals are enclosed and which is revolved to simulate the effects of acceleration in a spacecraft.
tr.v. centri·fuged, centri·fuging, centri·fuges
To rotate (something) in a centrifuge or to separate, dehydrate, or test by means of this apparatus.

cen·trif′u·ga′tion (sĕn-trĭf′yə-gā′shən, -trĭf′ə-) n.

centrifuge

[sen′trifyo̅o̅j′]
Etymology: Gk, kentron + L, fugere, to flee
a device for separating components of different densities contained in liquid by spinning them at high speeds. Centrifugal force causes the heavier components to move to one part of the container, leaving the lighter substances in another. centrifugal, adj., centrifuge, v.
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Capped syringes in centrifuge

cen·tri·fuge

(sen'tri-fyūzh)
1. An apparatus by means of which particles in suspension in a fluid are separated by spinning the fluid, the centrifugal force throwing the particles to the periphery of the rotated vessel.
2. To submit to rapid rotary action, as in a centrifuge.

centrifuge

A laboratory machine that subjects matter suspended in solution to powerful outward-tending forces by high-speed rotation. This allows particles of different mass to be separated into bands.

centrifuge

a rotating machine that separates liquids from solids, or dispersions of one liquid in another liquid, by the action of centrifugal force.

centrifuge

1. to rotate, in a suitable container, at extremely high speed, to cause the deposition of solids in solution.
2. a laboratory device for subjecting substances in solution to relative centrifugal force up to 25,000 times gravity. See also cytocentrifuge.
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