Meaning of CHROMATOGRAPHY in English


— chromatographer , n. — chromatographic /kreuh mat'euh graf"ik, kroh'meuh teuh-/ , adj. — chromatographically , adv.

/kroh'meuh tog"reuh fee/ , n. Chem.

the separation of mixtures into their constituents by preferential adsorption by a solid, as a column of silica (column chromatography) or a strip of filter paper (paper chromatography) or by a gel.

[ 1725-35; CHROMATO- + -GRAPHY ]

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