filtration


fil·tra·tion

noun \fil-ˈtrā-shən\

: the act or process of removing something unwanted from a liquid, gas, etc., by using a filter

Full Definition of FILTRATION

1
:  the process of filtering
2
:  the process of passing through or as if through a filter; also :  diffusion

First Known Use of FILTRATION

1605

fil·tra·tion

noun \fil-ˈtrā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FILTRATION

1
: the process of filtering
2
: the process of passing through or as if through a filter; also : diffusion <the kidney produces urine by filtration>

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