Medical Dictionary

elutriation

noun elu·tri·a·tion \ē-ˌlü-trē-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of ELUTRIATION

1
:  the removal of substances from a mixture by washing and decanting
2
:  the separation of finer lighter particles from coarser heavier particles in a mixture by means of a usually slow upward stream of fluid so that the lighter particles are carried upward
April 19, 2015
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