precipitant


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precipitant

 [pre-sip´ĭ-tant]
a substance that causes precipitation.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prē-sip'i-tănt),
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.

precipitant

/pre·cip·i·tant/ (-sip´it-int) a substance that causes precipitation.

precipitant

[-sip′ətənt]
Etymology: L, praecipitare, to cast down
a substance that causes another substance to settle, separate, or deposit from a solution, such as a reagent that causes certain metals to precipitate.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prĕ-sip'i-tănt)
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.

precipitant

a substance that causes precipitation.
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