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turbidity

 [ter-bid´ĭ-te]
cloudiness of a solution caused by the scattering of light by colloidal particles or by suspended precipitate or sediment.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tur·bid·i·ty

(tŭr-bid'i-tē),
The quality of being turbid, of losing transparency because of sediment or insoluble matter.
[L. turbiditas, fr. turbidus, turbid]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tur·bid·i·ty

(tŭr-bid'i-tē)
The quality of being turbid, of losing transparency because of sediment or insoluble matter.
[L. turbiditas, fr. turbidus, turbid]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Turbidity

The cloudiness or lack of transparency of a solution.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

tur·bid·i·ty

(tŭr-bid'i-tē)
The quality of being turbid, of losing transparency because of sediment or insoluble matter.
[L. turbiditas, fr. turbidus, turbid]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(b) NTU, Nephelometric Turbidity Units. (c) Lags in bold had statistically significant regression slopes (p <0.05).
NTU = nephelometric turbidity units; MPN = most probable number; ppm = parts per million; CaC[O.sub.3] = calcium carbonate.
in Figure 1, samples of wine had NTU (Nephelometric Turbidity Units) measured to be sure that the pads' integrity was maintained.
But to attain this level of performance with granular media filters, plant operators must periodically adjust the coagulant close and verify that the filtered water turbidity is less than 0.3 nephelometric turbidity units (Ntu).
Raw water (482 nephelometric turbidity units [NTUs]) was flocculated with different concentrations of the extracts.
When such a method is used, results are expressed in nephelometric turbidity units (NTU).
The units used to measure turbidity are nephelometric turbidity units (NTUs).