Svedberg unit flotation unit


Svedberg unit flotation unit
Sved·berg unit, flotation unit (sfedґbərg) [Theodor Svedberg, Swedish chemist, 1884–1971, inventor of the ultracentrifuge and winner of the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1926 for his work on disperse systems] see under unit.

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  • Sf — Symbol for flotation constant. * * * Sabin Feldman [test]; safety factor; saltfree; scarlet fever; scatter factor; screen film; seminal fluid; serosal fluid; serum factor; serum ferritin; serum fibrinogen; sham feeding; shell fragment; shunt… …   Medical dictionary

  • SF — • Sabin Feldman [test]; • safety factor; • saltfree; • scarlet fever; • scatter factor; • screen film; • seminal fluid; • serosal fluid; • serum factor; • serum ferritin; • serum fibrinogen; • sham feeding; • shell fragment; • shunt flow; •… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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