analyte

noun
an·​a·​lyte | \ ˈa-nə-ˌlīt How to pronounce analyte (audio) \

Definition of analyte

: a chemical substance that is the subject of chemical analysis

First Known Use of analyte

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for analyte

ana(lysis) or ana(lyze) + -lyte

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“Analyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analyte. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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analyte

noun
an·​a·​lyte | \ ˈan-ᵊl-ˌīt How to pronounce analyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of analyte

: a chemical substance that is the subject of a chemical analysis

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