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Büchner funnel

noun Büch·ner funnel \ˈbu̇k-nər-\

Medical Definition of Büchner funnel

  1. :  a cylindrical often porcelain filtering funnel that has a perforated plate on which the filter paper is placed and that is used usually with a vacuum

Biographical Note for büchner funnel


\ˈbueḵ-nər\play ,


, German chemist. Büchner introduced his funnel in 1888.

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