dilutant


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Noun1.dilutant - a diluting agentdilutant - a diluting agent      
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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After that diluted the bacteria in concentration of experimental by used sterilized MRS broth is dilutant. The dilution of bacteria sprayed on basal diet with 0, 1 x [10.sup.7], 1 x [10.sup.8] and 1 x [10.sup.9] [cfug.sup.-1] diet that test diets were daily prepared.
We added samples to 10 x 75-mm glass tubes and diluted them 1:5 by using supplied steroid dilutant. We added [sup.125]I and anti-corticosterone antibody to each tube and incubated them for 2 h at room temperature.
A highlight of this work is that we observed that the microalgae can grow better in undiluted wastewater, which could facilitate effluent treatment and would avoid the use of water as a dilutant.
Vortex apparatus is commonly used to mix the interest plant sample with the dilutant. It is applied for dissolution, namely, in aqueous environment and polar solvents, of samples of plants to yield a fluid and homogeneous solution subject to analysis.
But the drawback to this approach is that most published threshold values use water as the dilutant of the compound.