ultrafiltration


ul·tra·fil·tra·tion

noun \ˌəl-trə-fil-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of ULTRAFILTRATION

:  filtration through a medium (as a semipermeable capillary wall) which allows small molecules (as of water) to pass but holds back larger ones (as of protein)
ul·tra·fil·trate \-ˈfil-ˌtrāt\ noun

First Known Use of ULTRAFILTRATION

1908

ul·tra·fil·tra·tion

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

Medical Definition of ULTRAFILTRATION

: filtration through a medium (as a semipermeable capillary wall) which allows small molecules (as of water) to pass but holds back larger ones (as of protein)

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