depuration

noun
dep·​u·​ra·​tion | \ ˌdep-yə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce depuration (audio) \

Medical Definition of depuration

: purification of impurities or heterogeneous matter depuration of shellfish from polluted waters

Other Words from depuration

depurate \ ˈdep-​yə-​ˌrāt How to pronounce depuration (audio) \ transitive verb depurated; depurating

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“Depuration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/depuration. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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