liquid-liquid distribution (liquid-liquid extraction, liquid-liquid partition)

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The process of transferring a dissolved substance from one liquid phase to another (immiscible or partially miscible) liquid phase in contact with it. Although @E02301@, @P04435@ and distribution are not synonymous, @E02301@ may replace distribution where appropriate.
Sources:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 87 [Terms]
PAC, 1993, 65, 2373. (Nomenclature for liquid-liquid distribution (solvent extraction) (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2378 [Terms] [Paper]