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lyophilization

[ lī-ŏf′ə-lĭ-zāshən ]
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n.

The process of isolating a solid substance from solution by freezing the solution and vaporizing the ice away under vacuum conditions.freeze-drying

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ly•ophi•lize′ (-līz′) v.
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