depuration


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dep·u·ra·tion

(dep'yū-rā'shŭn),
Purification; removal of waste products or foul excretions.

depuration

(1) Purification. 
(2) Waste treatment.

depuration

(dĕp″ūr-ā′shŭn)
The process of freeing from impurities.
depurative, adjective
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Metal accumulation and depuration by American oyster, Crassostrea-virginica.
Subsequently, the washed specimens were submitted to two procedures: (i) the soft tissue of the mussels was removed, and the glycogen concentration was quantified (see the section Glycogen concentration); and (ii) the mussels were submitted to depuration as described by Anacleto et al.
Given the increasing volume of research documenting the deleterious impact of PBDEs on human health (see, e.g., [3, 6, 42, 43]), it is important to briefly consider the primary routes of human exposure to PBDE congeners, mechanisms of harm, and depuration of these persistent pollutants.
Effects of depuration of molluscs experimentally contaminated with Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholerae O1 and Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
Individuals were grouped by size (>20 mm; <20 mm) and sent to different treatments while still alive (depuration or freezing).
Accumulation and depuration of tetramethyl lead by rainbow trout, Water Res.15: 621.
We also checked the depuration quality of small molecules and convective volumes during the 4 periods.
(2008) compared different solvent, time of depuration and lyophilization in order to find the best procedure of earthworms sample preparation for NMR analysis (23).
Scintigraphic images (Figure 3) corroborate the biodistribution results, showing high radioactivity accumulation in the abdominal region, which was mainly due to [sup.99m]Tc-HYNIC-[beta]Ala-[Bombesin.sub.(7-14)] depuration, showing high levels of radioactivity in kidneys and bladder.
Tolerance of high inorganic mercury of Pernaviridis: Laboratory studies of its accumulation, depuration and distribution.
The growth performance and metals depuration abilities of Zn+Pb+Ni stressed five fish species viz.