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00:27 Nov 13, 2003
English to English translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: septum
Stoppered glass flasks should be used, but grease must be avoided on the ground joint.
If the chemical or the buffer system is volatile, or if the test is being conducted at elevated temperatures, sealed or *septum-closed* tubes are preferred and head space should be avoided.
Jörgen Slet
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3Sealed vessel or vial
xxxElena Sgarbo
3osmotic membrane
Kemal Mustajbegovic

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osmotic membrane

From Latin: enclosure


Kemal Mustajbegovic
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Sealed vessel or vial




The composition of the invention is preferably exposed to conditions that substantially render any microorganisms therein non-viable and packaged in a **sealed vessel, such as a syringe, a septum-closed vial** , or an ampoule that is substantially resistant to the passage of microorganisms. Preferably, the sealed vessel contains an aliquot of the flush solution that is sufficient to perform one catheter flush procedure.......

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xxxElena Sgarbo
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As far as I know, "septum" means "separator, divider"

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