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sorbent

/sor·bent/ (sor´bent) an agent that sorbs; see absorbent and adsorbent.

sorbent

[sôr′bənt]
Etymology: L, sorbere, to swallow
1 n, an agent that attracts and retains substances by absorption or adsorption.
2 adj, the property of a substance that allows it to interact with another compound, usually to make it bind.

sorbent

an agent that sorbs.
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After leaving the dialyzer, dialysate flows through a series of three sorbent cartridges that adsorb ammonium, small and medium-size solutes, and organic compounds.
The use of natural organic sorbents to clean-up oil spills presents many advantages due to simplicity of approach and the inexpensive nature of these materials.
The sorption assays were performed for the unclassified sorbents, that is, without granulometric classification, and for the [less than or equal to] 180; 180-425; 425-850 and 850-3350 [micro]m granulometries, using the method described by Lee, Han, and Rowell (1999), where 0.
The sorbents based on xerogels of zirconium (ZOH), aluminum (AOH) and manganese (MOH) oxyhydroxides were prepared by sol-gel method during the hydrolysis of metal chlorides (zirconium oxychloride ZrO[Cl.
2009) and then the dithiooxamide functionalised MWCNT was used as a sorbent to remove the toxic Hg(II) ions in different aqueous solutions.
Results showed that the synthesized composite can be used as an effective sorbent to purify water contaminated by fluoride due to its simple and quick separation, high efficiency and the lack of the creation of secondary pollution in the solution.
The synthetic material alleviates the challenges associated with natural resources such as availability and consistency because the sorbent is lab-manufactured and undergoes strict QC guidelines.
In recent years several works have been conducted to use natural biodegradable sorbents in the removal of oil spills e.
For more than 10 years the research team of general chemistry subdepartment of Belgorod State National Research University (NRU "BelSU") has been developing effective sorbents for purification of waste, industrial, natural and drink water from above mentioned pollutants, using for this purpose both mineral sorbents based on natural and modified aluminosilicates and based on products of pyrolysis and hydrothermal activation of waste of plant products and woodworking enterprises [9, 10].
An improved sorption efficiency of the coal sorbents at neutral pH was obtained in mixture with chitosan, namely for oxihumolite at sorption of Eu(II) and Co(II).
Koros, Qiu, and Zhang have developed functionalized polymeric sorbents to remove low-level contaminants from fluid streams.