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fil·tra·ble, filterable (fil'tră-bĕl, fil'ter-ă-bl),
Capable of passing a filter; frequently applied to smaller viruses and some bacteria.
filterable/fil·ter·a·ble/ (-ah-b'l) capable of passing through the pores of a filter.
filterable(fĭl′tər-ə-bəl, fĭl′trə-) also
1. Capable of being filtered or separated by filtering: filterable solutions of granular matter.
2. Capable of being passed through a given pore size.
adjective Referring to particles (e.g., viruses) small enough to pass the filter of a particular pore diameter.
adjective Referring to a material (e.g., particulate air pollution) that can be separated by filtration.
fil·tra·ble, filterable (fil'tră-bĕl, fil'tĕr-ă-bĕl)
Capable of passing through a filter; frequently applied to smaller viruses and some bacteria.
capable of passing through the pores of a filter.