precipitant


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precipitant

Chem a substance or agent that causes a precipitate to form

precipitant

[prə′sip·ət·əns]
(chemistry)
A chemical or chemicals that cause a precipitate to form when added to a solution.
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Patients had high mortality who had grade III/ IV HE at presentation, child C cirrhosis, hyponatremia, and more than one precipitant.
The dried precipitant (Vi polysaccharide) was dissolved in 500 [micro]l distilled water.
3] was deposited on mica flakes using a homogenous precipitation method with urea as a precipitant.
The fragile, precipitant nature of and in these works brings a new edge to our appreciation of the ordinary sublime.
Une alliance entre le complexe militarorecreatif et financier et la Banque de l'Enfer catalyse la perte de signification du present, precipitant l'humanite vers la fin de la temporalite lineaire.
Avi Shlaim, a professor of international relations atOxfordUniversitywho served in the Israeli Army and is a fierce critic of the siege ofGaza, wrote in 2009: "The living conditions in the strip remain an affront to civilised values, a powerful precipitant to resistance and a fertile breeding ground for political extremism.
The determination of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) was done using the human cholesterol liquicolor test kit, with a precipitant and a standard following the semi-micro procedure (HUMAN Gesellschaft fur Biochemica und Diagnostica mbH-Germany).
This procedure was repeated several times and then the residual solvent and precipitant in the final product were removed under vacuum at 70[degrees]C for 24 h and white powders of MMA-MAAM and MMA-MAA copolymers were obtained.
The precipitant was collected and re-suspended in two volumes of cold 0.
Stress and anxiety are precipitant factors in cases of heart disease.
When the reaction is complete and the gold is dissolved, a chemical precipitant is mixed into the chemical that allows the gold to drop out to the bottom of the tank.