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purification of a substance by dissolving it in a solvent and pouring off the solution, thus separating it from the undissolved foreign material.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
[L. e-luo, pp. lutus, to wash out]
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