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elutriation

 [e-loo″tre-a´shun]
purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.

e·lu·tion

(ē-lū'shŭn),
1. The separation, by washing, of one solid from another.
2. The removal, by means of a suitable solvent, of one material from another that is insoluble in that solvent, as in column chromatography.
3. The removal of antibodies absorbed onto the erythrocyte surface.
Synonym(s): elutriation
[L. e-luo, pp. lutus, to wash out]

elutriation

/elu·tri·a·tion/ (e-loo″tre-a´shun) purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.

elutriation

purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.