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tr. & intr.v. dep·u·rat·ed, dep·u·rat·ing, dep·u·rates
To cleanse or purify or become cleansed or purified.

[Medieval Latin dēpūrāre, dēpūrāt- : Latin dē-, de- + Latin pūrus, pure; see peuə- in Indo-European roots.]

dep′u·ra′tion n.
dep′u·ra′tor n.
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Size at maturity of Liocarcinus depurator (Brachyura: Portunidae): a reproductive and morphometric study.
The sprayer has a special air depurator with water spray nozzles and special filters which keeps back the portion of overspray extracted by the machine, thereby reducing the emissions to the environment, the company adds.
Real-time PCR assay for detection and relative quantification of Liocarcinus depurator larvae from plankton samples.
At harvest, the starfish Asterias rubens and Marthasterias glaeialis, and the decapods Necora puber and Liocarcinus depurator were occasionally found.
magister fall into the range of shell-crushing generalists such as Liocarcinus depurator (L 1758) and Hemigrapsus oregonensis (Behrens Yamada & Boulding 1998, Schenk & Wainright 2001).
perezi was originally described from the shore crab, Carcinus maenas, and the harbor crab, Liocarcinus depurator, from France (Chatton & Poisson 1931).