Tswett column

noun

ˈswet-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

after Mikhail Tswett †1920 Russian botanist

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“Tswett column.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tswett%20column. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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