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aliquot

1. Maths of, signifying, or relating to an exact divisor of a quantity or number
2. consisting of equal quantities
3. an aliquot part
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aliquot

[′al·ə‚kwät]
(chemistry)
A part of a sample that has been divided into exactly equal parts with no remainder.
(mathematics)
A divisor that divides a quantity into equal parts with no remainder.
(medicine)
A representative sample of a larger quantity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.