chromatography

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noun chro·ma·tog·ra·phy \ ˌkrō-mə-ˈtä-grə-fē \

Definition of chromatography

:a process in which a chemical mixture carried by a liquid or gas is separated into components as a result of differential distribution of the solutes as they flow around or over a stationary liquid or solid phase

chromatographic

play \krō-ˌma-tə-ˈgra-fik, krə-\ adjective

chromatographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of chromatography

1936

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chromatography

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noun chro·ma·tog·ra·phy \ ˌkrō-mə-ˈtäg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of chromatography

plural chromatographies
:a process in which a chemical mixture carried by a liquid or gas is separated into components as a result of differential distribution of the solutes as they flow around or over a stationary liquid or solid phase — see affinity chromatography, cochromatography, column chromatography, electrochromatography, gas chromatography, gas-liquid chromatography, gel filtration, high-performance liquid chromatography, ion-exchange chromatography, liquid chromatography, paper chromatography, partition chromatography, radiochromatography, thin-layer chromatography

chromatographic

play \krō-ˌmat-ə-ˈgraf-ik, krə-\ adjective

chromatographically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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