elute

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verb \ē-ˈlüt\

Definition of elute

eluted

eluting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  extract; specifically :  to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent

elution

play \-ˈlü-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of elute

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


First Known Use: 1731


Medical Dictionary

elute

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transitive verb \ē-ˈlüt\

Medical Definition of elute

eluted

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eluting

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

elution

\-ˈlü-shən\play noun

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