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filtration

/ (fɪlˈtreɪʃən) /
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noun

the act or process of filtering

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Medical definitions for filtration

filtration
[ fĭl-trāshən ]

n.

The process of passing a liquid through a filter.
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Scientific definitions for filtration

filtration
[ fĭl-trāshən ]

The act or process of filtering, especially the process of passing a liquid or gas, such as air, through a filter in order to remove solid particles.
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