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 (fĭl′tər-ə-bəl, fĭl′trə-) also fil·tra·ble (-trə-bəl)
1. Capable of being filtered or separated by filtering: filterable solutions of granular matter.
2. Capable of being passed through a given pore size.

fil′ter·a·bil′i·ty n.


(ˈfɪltərəbəl) or


1. (Chemistry) capable of being filtered
2. (Microbiology) (of most viruses and certain bacteria) capable of passing through the pores of a fine filter
ˌfilteraˈbility, ˈfilterableness n


(ˈfɪl tər ə bəl)

also filtrable

1. capable of being filtered.
2. capable of passing through bacteria-retaining filters.
fil`ter•a•bil′i•ty, fil′ter•a•ble•ness, n.
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