Medical Definition of Berkefeld filter

1. A bacterial filter used in 1891, made of earth known as Kieselguhr taken from the name of the mine in Hanover, Germany, from which the earth was found. Ground water at this mine had a clear blue colour suggesting the use of the earth as a filter. Origin: Berkefield, name of owner of the mine from which the material to make the filter was taken (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Berkefeld Filter

Bergman
Bergmanian
Bergmann's cords
Bergmann's fibres
Bergmeister's papilla
Bergson
Beria
Bering
Bering Sea
Bering Standard Time
Bering Strait
Bering Time
Berit
Berith
Berk Sharp technique
Berkefeld filter
Berkeleian
Berkeleio-
Berkeley
Berkeleyan
Berkley horse
Berks
Berkshire
Berkshire Hills
Berkshires
Berlage
Berlepsch's tinamou
Berlepsch's tinamous
Berlin
Berlin's oedema

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