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aliquot

 [al´ĭ-kwot]
1. a sample that is representative of the whole.
2. a number that will divide another without a remainder; e.g., 2 is an aliquot of 6.

al·i·quot

(al'i-kwot), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word in the loose sense of 'any sample'.
chemistry, immunology a sample with a mass or volume that is a known fraction of that of the whole.
[L. a few, several]

al·i·quot

(al'i-kwot)
A sample the mass or volume of which is a known fraction of that of the whole.
[L. a few, several]

aliquot

1. A sample quantity of a larger amount of a substance.
2. An amount that is an exact divisor of the whole quantity of a substance.

aliquot

any one of equal measured portions of the whole.

aliquot

1. a sample that is representative of the whole.
2. a number that will divide another without a remainder; e.g. 2 is an aliquot of 6.
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Both aliquots were incubated for 2 hours and 30 minutes at 37[degrees]C, sheltered from light and with occasional shaking.
Small, premature infants are frequently transfused with aliquots of red blood cells to replace blood loss from phlebotomy, to correct anemia associated with prematurity, and to sustain their rapid growth.
An aliquot of transformer oil from the drum of the Exxon Univolt 60 transformer oil was examined for traces of PCBs as would be evident by capillary gas chromatography with electron capture detection (GC-ECD).
When cooked, place aliquots of the mixture back into the blender/food processor and pulverize at high speed.
The aliquots that had been removed every two days, extracted and stored in the freezer were also analyzed by GC.
Aliquots B and D were acidified within an hour or two of collection and were shipped to a laboratory for overnight delivery.
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