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Download Clarification and Filtration Notes Pharmaceutics For D.Pharm students.
* Filtration may be defined as the separation of solid
from a fluid by means of a porous medium that
retains the solid but allows the fluid to pass.
*The suspension of solid and liquid to be filtered is known as the slurry.
The porous medium used to retain the solids is described as the filter medium;
• The accumulation of solids on the filter is referred to as the filter cake,
• while the clear liquid passing through the filter is the filtrate.