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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Origin and Etymology of tswett column
after Mikhail Tswett †1920 Russian botanist
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