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PREFERRED TERM
centrifugation  
DEFINITION
  • Separation of particles from a suspension in a centrifuge: balanced tubes containing the suspension are attached to the opposite ends of arms rotating rapidly about a central point; the suspended particles are forced outwards, and collect at the bottoms of the tubes.
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URI
http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1262
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