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thin–layer chromatography

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noun \ˈthin-ˌlā-ər-\

Medical Definition of thin–layer chromatography

  1. :  chromatography in which the solution containing the substances to be separated migrates by capillarity through a thin layer of the adsorbent medium (as silica gel, alumina, or cellulose) arranged on a rigid support—abbreviation TLC; compare column chromatography, gas chromatography, paper chromatography

  2. thin–layer chromatogram noun
    thin–layer chromatographic adjective




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