Definition of homogenate in English:


Syllabification: ho·mog·e·nate
Pronunciation: /həˈmäjəˌnāt, -nət


  • A suspension of cell fragments and cell constituents obtained when tissue is homogenized.
    More 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.

More definitions of homogenate

Definition of homogenate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
a small amount; a little