elute

verb
\ ē-ˈlüt How to pronounce elute (audio) \
eluted; eluting

Definition of elute

transitive verb

: extract specifically : to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent

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Other Words from elute

elution \ ē-​ˈlü-​shən How to pronounce elute (audio) \ noun

Examples of elute in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recent examples of it include the comparative effectiveness of feeding interventions in a pediatric intensive care unit and the effectiveness of different types of drug-eluting coronary artery stents. Sherri Rose, STAT, "Machine learning for clinical decision-making: pay attention to what you don’t see," 12 Dec. 2019 Texas Emergency Hospital also uses the newest drug eluting stent delivery system, EluNir Ridaforolimus, along with a complete line of balloons, stents, and wires. Sponsored Content With Emergency Hospital Systems, Houston Chronicle, "New Cath Lab Brings Cutting-edge Cardiac Care to Cleveland, Texas Residents," 12 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of elute

1731, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for elute

Latin elutus, past participle of eluere to wash out, from e- + lavere to wash — more at lye

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“Elute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elute. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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\ ē-ˈlüt How to pronounce elute (audio) \
eluted; eluting

Medical Definition of elute

: to wash out or extract specifically : to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent

Other Words from elute

elution \ -​ˈlü-​shən How to pronounce elute (audio) \ noun

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