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Filtration vs. Centrifugation

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Main Difference

The main difference between Filtration and Centrifugation is that the Filtration is a process that separates solids from fluids and Centrifugation is a The application of centrifugal force to separate particles or molecules by size or density in/from a solution

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  • Filtration (noun)

    The act or process of filtering; the mechanical separation of a liquid from the undissolved particles floating in it.

  • Centrifugation (noun)

    The process in which mixtures are separated using the centripetal force generated by spinning in a centrifuge.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Filtration (noun)

    The act or process of filtering; the mechanical separation of a liquid from the undissolved particles floating in it.

  • Centrifugation (noun)

    the process of separating substances by the use of a centrifuge.

Webster Dictionary
  • Filtration (noun)

    the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium

  • Filtration (noun)

    the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter

  • Centrifugation (noun)

    the process of separating substances by the use of a centrifuge

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