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tr.v. e·lut·ed, e·lut·ing, e·lutes
To extract (one material) from another, usually by means of a solvent.

[From Latin ēluere, ēlūt-, to wash out : ē-, ex-, ex- + -luere, to wash; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]

e·lu′tion n.


removal of soluble matter from a substance to be refined by washing it in water.
See also: Processes
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Noun1.elution - the process of extracting one material from another by washing with a solvent to remove adsorbed material from an adsorbent (as in washing of loaded ion-exchange resins to remove captured ions); used to obtain uranium ions
extraction - the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
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Fractions of a constant volume of eluate were collected, and elution of trypsin was monitored by measuring the enzymatic activity.
5ml of elution buffer for 3 hours to elute the bound BSA from the membrane.
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Kind4 in 1960 discovered the presence of ABO blood group in saliva by absorption elution method.