gas chromatography

noun

Definition of gas chromatography

:chromatography in which the sample mixture is vaporized and injected into a stream of carrier gas (such as nitrogen or helium) moving through a column containing a stationary phase composed of a liquid or particulate solid and is separated into its component compounds according to their affinity for the stationary phase

gas chromatographic

adjective

First Known Use of gas chromatography

1952


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gas chromatography

noun

medical Definition of gas chromatography

:chromatography in which the sample mixture is vaporized and injected into a stream of carrier gas (as nitrogen or helium) moving through a column containing a stationary phase composed of a liquid or a particulate solid and is separated into its component compounds according to the affinity of the compounds for the stationary phase abbreviation GC — compare column chromatography, gas-liquid chromatography, thin-layer chromatography

gas chromatographic

adjective

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