gas chromatography

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gas chromatography

noun

Definition of GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY

:  chromatography in which the sample mixture is vaporized and injected into a stream of carrier gas (as nitrogen or helium) moving through a column containing a stationary phase composed of a liquid or particulate solid and is separated into its component compounds according to their affinity for the stationary phase
gas chromatographic adjective

First Known Use of GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY

1952

gas chromatography

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY

: chromatography in which the sample mixture is vaporized and injected into a stream of carrier gas (as nitrogen or helium) moving through a column containing a stationary phase composed of a liquid or a particulate solid and is separated into its component compounds according to the affinity of the compounds for the stationary phase—abbreviation GC; compare column chromatography, gas-liquid chromatography, thin-layer chromatography
gas chromatographic adjective

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