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Place (cells or particles) in suspension in a fluid again.
- ‘There is nothing to slow the wind-caused currents or keep the sediments from resuspending.’
- ‘Tidal processes constantly winnow the substrate surface in the submerged mouthbar front, and resuspend mud and silt into the water.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘It was hypothesized that the water used to resuspend the nucleic acid was not at the proper pH.’
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