sequestration

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the process of forming a complex with an ion, thus making it chemically ineffective

Accounting

  • noun the act of taking and keeping property on the order of a court, especially of seizing property from someone who is in contempt of court

Medical

  • noun the act of putting someone in an isolated place
  • noun the loss of blood into spaces in the body, reducing the circulating volume. It can occur naturally or can be produced artificially by applying tourniquets.
  • noun the formation of a sequestrum
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