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sediment

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noun sed·i·ment \ˈsed-ə-mənt\

Medical Definition of sediment

  1. :  the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid




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sediment

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transitive verb sed·i·ment \-ˌment\

Medical Definition of sediment

  1. :  to deposit as sediment <the synaptosomes were sedimented by centrifugation>

  2. intransitive verb

  3. 1:  to settle to the bottom in a liquid <let the red blood cells sediment for 30 minutes>

  4. 2:  to deposit sediment





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