Tswett column

noun
\ˈswet-\

Definition of Tswett column 

: a tubular glass device with a stopcock at the bottom used for the chromatographic separation of related compounds and especially of plant pigments (as in chlorophyll) — compare chromatography

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History and Etymology for Tswett column

after Mikhail Tswett †1920 Russian botanist

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