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purification

/pu·ri·fi·ca·tion/ (pūr″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun) the separating of foreign or contaminating elements from a substance of interest.
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Moringa's other miraculous quality--its ability to purify water--has been used by households for centuries.
To purify the relevant antibodies, says Carroll, "you separate the yolks from the whites, just like you would in your kitchen.
One possible use is to purify drugs that emerge from their chemical syntheses in two mirror-image forms, only one of which is active.
The Intaeger UHP is the first commercial technology that can purify steam from de-ionized water.