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resuspend Line breaks: re|sus¦pend
Pronunciation: /riːsəˈspɛnd/

Definition of resuspend in English:


[with object]
Place (cells or particles) in suspension in a fluid again.
Example sentences
  • This residual volume was vortexed vigorously for 5 seconds at medium speed to resuspend the cells and cellular debris.
  • Finely divided pulp debris and dead yeast cells which are very small settle more slowly and are easily resuspended by currents within the settling vessel.
  • Tidal processes constantly winnow the substrate surface in the submerged mouthbar front, and resuspend mud and silt into the water.



Example sentences
  • After resuspension in 1 mM chloride extracellular medium, cells were isolated by gentle trituration.
  • Ten milliliters of the formalin was processed by a procedure that included concentrating the supernatant via a short period of centrifugation followed by resuspension of the pellets in 95% ethanol.
  • The removal, washing, centrifuging, and resuspension of mucus can activate cells and confound the cell and solute information.

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