high-performance liquid chromatography

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high-per·​for·​mance liquid chromatography | \ -pə(r)-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s- How to pronounce high-performance liquid chromatography (audio) \

Medical Definition of high-performance liquid chromatography

: liquid chromatography in which the degree of separation is increased by forcing a solvent under pressure through a densely packed adsorbent abbreviation HPLC

called also high-pressure liquid chromatography

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