Definitions for "Analyte"
The targeted compound or element for which an analysis is being executed.
A chemical being tested for in a laboratory test.
A chemical component of a sample to be determined or measured. For example, if the analyte is mercury, the laboratory test will determine the amount of mercury in the sample.
the compound, ion, or radical of interest in a system that is being examined.
species of interest in a determination.
Identifies the analyte that was measured.    See Analyte Categories With Associated Analytes for association between analyte category and analyte.