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The release of a substance from or through a surface: the greater the desorption, the less the substance will be retained, e.g. on a chromatography column. Thermal desorption is a process often used to remove, although not destroy, organic contaminants from soil.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

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