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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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Aliquots (20 [micro]L) of calibrators or sample extracts (~5 ng of thyroxine) were analyzed by LC with an isocratic mobile phase consisting of 1 mL/L acetic acid in acetonitrile-water (32:68 by volume).
The prepared aliquots were analyzed for the presence of formaldehyde and hydrogen peroxide by the guaiacol method; chlorine, hypochlorite, and neutralizers using rosolic acid (method A) and phenolphthalein (method B); Dornic acidity and alizarol (72% v/v) stability tests were also performed as described by Normative Instruction 68/MAPA (BRASIL, 2006).
After transferring plasmas to aliquot tubes and recentrifuging, the Unicel DxI results for the spiked samples all decreased to <5 mIU/mL.
All results mentioned henceforth constitute the sum of the results obtained from each aliquot (and their replicates, if any) by experimental group, since there were no intra-group statistically significant differences (P>0.
The amount transfused with each aliquot ranged from 5.
Initially an aliquot of VMS is taken, to which, suppressor is added to ensure the deposition is inhibited to the furthest possible extent (brightener intercept solution).
The DNA-containing pellet was hydrolyzed in 5% trichloroacetic acid for 15 min at 90[degrees]C and resedimented, and an aliquot of the supernatant solution was counted for radiolabel.
A fifth aliquot with no humectant nor added water served as the control.
The sets are designed for low flow, maintenance fluid delivery mid aliquot fluid administration where measured fluid volumes are infused via syringe.
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).