ultracentrifugation


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ultracentrifugation

 [ul″trah-sen-trif″u-ga´shun]
subjection of material to an exceedingly high centrifugal force, which will separate and sediment the molecules of a substance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ul·tra·cen·tri·fu·ga·tion

(ŭl'tră-sen'tri-fyū-gā'shŭn),
The process of subjection to an ultracentrifuge.
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