isopycnic

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adjective iso·pyc·nic \ˌī-sō-ˈpik-nik\

Definition of isopycnic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or marked by equal or constant density

  2. 2 :  being or produced by a technique (such as centrifugation) in which the components of a mixture are separated on the basis of differences in density

Origin and Etymology of isopycnic

is- + Greek pyknos dense


First Known Use: circa 1890


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isopycnic

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adjective iso·pyc·nic \ˌī-sō-ˈpik-nik\

Medical Definition of isopycnic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or marked by equal or constant density

  2. 2:  being or produced by a technique (as centrifugation) in which the components of a mixture are separated on the basis of differences in density


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