ultrafiltration

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noun ul·tra·fil·tra·tion \ˌəl-trə-fil-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of ultrafiltration

  1. :  filtration through a medium (such as a semipermeable capillary wall) which allows small molecules (as of water) to pass but holds back larger ones (as of protein)

ultrafiltrate

play \ˌəl-trə-ˈfil-ˌtrāt\ noun

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First Known Use of ultrafiltration

1908


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ultrafiltration

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noun ul·tra·fil·tra·tion \ˌəl-trə-fil-ˈtrā-shən\

Medical Definition of ultrafiltration

  1. :  filtration through a medium (as a semipermeable capillary wall) which allows small molecules (as of water) to pass but holds back larger ones (as of protein)


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