centrifugation

noun
cen·​tri·​fu·​ga·​tion | \ ˌsen-trə-fyü-ˈgā-shən How to pronounce centrifugation (audio) , -f(y)ə-\

Definition of centrifugation

: the process of centrifuging

First Known Use of centrifugation

1903, in the meaning defined above

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centrifugation

noun
cen·​trif·​u·​ga·​tion | \ ˌsen-trə-fyu̇-ˈgā-shən How to pronounce centrifugation (audio) \

Medical Definition of centrifugation

: the process of centrifuging

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