thin-layer chromatography

noun

Definition of thin-layer chromatography

:chromatography in which a liquid sample migrates by capillarity through a solid adsorbent medium (such as alumina or silica gel) which is arranged as a thin layer on a rigid support (such as a glass plate)

First Known Use of thin-layer chromatography

1957


Medical Dictionary

thin-layer chromatography

noun \ ˈthin-ˌlā-ər- \

medical Definition of thin-layer chromatography

:chromatography in which the solution containing the substances to be separated migrates by capillarity through a thin layer of the adsorbent medium (as silica gel, alumina, or cellulose) arranged on a rigid support abbreviation TLC — compare column chromatography, gas chromatography, paper chromatography

thin-layer chromatogram

noun

thin-layer chromatographic

adjective

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