Definition of Lyophilization

1. Noun. A method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes.




Definition of Lyophilization

1. Noun. freeze-drying; the removal of moisture from a frozen material using vacuum ¹

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Definition of Lyophilization

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lyophilization

1. The process of isolating a solid substance from solution by freezing the solution and evaporating the ice under vacuum. Synonym: freeze-drying. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyophilization

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Literary usage of Lyophilization

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1. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"Another possibility is lyophilization of the slurry; the cake obtained is easily ... 17 If volatile species are to be determined, the lyophilization ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The octapeptide was isolated by lyophilization. It was found to be homogeneous in paper chromatography in three solvent systems and had the correct amino ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... (6:1) metabolized maintenance medium (free of serum) with nonmetabolized growth medium (containing serum) and concentrating tenfold by lyophilization. ..."

4. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"It survives well at -70°C and is comparatively unstable after lyophilization. The virus is inactivated at 56°C in 30 minutes. It is sensitive to ether and ..."

5. Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings and by Bmed, National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2005)
"Development of cell lyophilization and rapid rehydration technologies is also needed. Finding 9-3: The use of sentinel animals has been, and continues to be ..."

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