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elute

verb \ē-ˈlüt\
elut·edelut·ing

Definition of ELUTE

transitive verb
:  extract; specifically :  to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent
elu·tion \-ˈlü-shən\ noun

Origin of ELUTE

Latin elutus, past participle of eluere to wash out, from e- + lavere to wash — more at lye
First Known Use: 1731

elute

transitive verb \ē-ˈlüt\   (Medical Dictionary)
elut·edelut·ing

Medical Definition of ELUTE

:  to wash out or extract; specifically :  to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent
elu·tion \-ˈlü-shən\ noun

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