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dilute

 [di-lo̳t´]
to make a mixture or solution less concentrated by adding a fluid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

di·lute (dil.),

(dī-lūt'),
1. To reduce a solution or mixture in concentration, strength, quality, or purity.
2. Diluted; denoting a solution or mixture so effected.
[L. di-luo, to wash away, dilute]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dilute

verb To weaken the potency of a factor or chemical in a solution by adding more solute, vehicle or diluent.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

dilute

verb To weaken the potency of a thing by adding more vehicle or diluent. See Single molecular dilution.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

di·lute

(di-lūt')
1. To reduce the concentration, strength, quality, or purity of a solution or mixture.
2. Diluted; denoting a solution or mixture so altered.
[L. di-luo, to wash away, dilute]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dilute

to make a substance less concentrated by the addition of water or other solvent.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Dilute

A solution that has comparatively more fluid in it, relative to the quantity of solute.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

di·lute

(dil.) (di-lūt')
1. To reduce a solution or mixture in concentration, strength, quality, or purity.
2. Diluted; denoting a solution or mixture so effected.
[L. di-luo, to wash away, dilute]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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All predilutions were performed in the nephelometry buffer with an automated dilutor (Hamilton).
However, total assay costs depend on many other aspects, such as the number of HDL-C determinations per day, materials needed for the pretreatment of samples (conventional assay), type of dilutor (manual or automated), and the time of the technical assistant to perform the analysis.
Dilutions of calibrator solutions were made with a Hamilton Digital Dilutor (Bonaduz, Switzerland).