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 (ăl′ĭ-kwŏt′, -kwət)
Of, relating to, or denoting an exact divisor or factor of a quantity, especially of an integer.
An aliquot part.

[Latin aliquot, a number of, several : alius, some; see al- in Indo-European roots + quot, how many; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Mathematics) maths of, signifying, or relating to an exact divisor of a quantity or number: 3 is an aliquot part of 12. Compare aliquant
2. (Chemistry) consisting of equal quantities: the sample was divided into five aliquot parts.
(Mathematics) an aliquot part
[C16: from Latin: several, a few]


(ˈæl ɪ kwət)

1. forming an exact proper divisor: An aliquot part of 15 is 5.
2. comprising a known fraction of a whole and constituting a sample for chemical analysis.
3. an aliquot part.
[1560–70; < Latin, =ali- some other + quot as many as]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aliquot - an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity; "4 is an aliquot part of 12"
divisor - the number by which a dividend is divided
aliquant, aliquant part - an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity; "5 is an aliquant part of 12"
Adj.1.aliquot - signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity
fractional - constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety; "a fractional share of the vote"; "a partial dose"
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Standard solutions are automatically added to the 5- or 25-mL sample aliquot.
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Captured proteins and peptides are eluted from the surface and a fraction is transferred to AnchorChip targets for analysis, leaving the remaining aliquot for further confirmatory analyses.
After blood was collected from the control individuals, an aliquot was immediately subjected to repeated aspiration by a syringe with a 23-gauge needle.
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