re·​cen·​tri·​fuge (ˌ)rē-ˈsen-trə-ˌfyüj How to pronounce recentrifuge (audio)
recentrifuged; recentrifuging; recentrifuges

transitive verb

: to subject to the action of a centrifuge for a second or subsequent time
If cells do enter the serum, the entire specimen must be recentrifuged.Kathy Bonewit-West

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recentrifuge was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Recentrifuge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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