recentrifuge

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

Definition of recentrifuge

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

First Known Use of recentrifuge

1905, in the meaning defined above

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