flotation method

any method for separating cysts and eggs from the heavier component of the feces; this requires use of a solution intermediate in density between the parasitic material (which floats) and the bulk of the feces (which remains as sediment after centrifugation).

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  • method — The mode or manner or orderly sequence of events of a process or procedure. SEE ALSO: fixative, operation, procedure, stain, technique. [G. methodos; fr. meta, after, + hodos, way] Abell Kendall m. a …   Medical dictionary

  • flotation — /floh tay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or state of floating. 2. the launching of a commercial venture, bond issue, loan, etc. 3. Metall. a process for separating the different minerals in a mass of powdered ore based on their tendency to sink in, or… …   Universalium

  • Flotation — Despite the Southwest Airlines spelling of the word, the more common spelling is floatation . Flotation may refer to:*Buoyancy, the phenomenon that keeps ships from sinking *Flotation process, in process engineering, a method for the separation… …   Wikipedia

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