Definition of homogenate in English:

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Pronunciation: /həˈmäjəˌnāt/ /-nət/


A suspension of cell fragments and cell constituents obtained when tissue is homogenized.
Example sentences
  • Analysis of metabolites in whole tissue homogenates is, therefore, of limited value as this provides only an average of the contribution made by many different types of cell.
  • Plasma membrane vesicles were purified from root homogenates using the sucrose gradient or two-phase partitioning procedure as previously described.
  • The spectra of the two homogenates of the same tissue type from the biopsy samples of each patient were averaged to obtain a single spectrum.

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Syllabification: ho·mog·e·nate

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